Quarterbridge was instructed by KingstonFirst to review the market activities within Kingston-upon-Thames and in particular the Ancient Market Place, Market House and Monday Street Market.

A strategic review of market activities at:

Ancient Market Place, Market House, Monday Market and Redevelopment of Ancient Market Place

Outputs included a new market management regime, occupational agreements, rental structures, waste management regime, shoppers’ charter and a five-year financial plan.

Ancient Market Place and Market House redevelopment

In association with Tonkin Liu Architects, Quarterbridge was appointed by Royal Borough of Kingston to assist in the specialist design for the Ancient Market Place and Market House redevelopment which included the design of bespoke, high quality and innovative market stalls positioned carefully within the demise to promote excellent shopper flow whilst maintaining vehicular access for market and shop deliveries, waste management trucks and emergency access.

Key consulatation

Quarterbridge also organised consultation with existing market traders who occupied space under charter with prescriptive covenants. Quarterbridge also engineered a letting programme to attract new traders following a carefully conceived tenant mix.

Key Initiatives

  • Occupational Agreements
  • Management Regulations
  • Waste Management
  • Urban Design
  • Shoppers’ Charter
  • Tenant Mix
  • Trader recruitment and selection process
  • Design and Specification of new stalls
  • Change of use for Market House to accommodate independent street food with alfresco seating
  • Use of new stalls to promote an evening economy
  • Events Calendar
  • Project Management


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Greengrocery stall at Kingston Market
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