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  A long-discarded portico from the old Floral Hall at Covent Garden in central London takes pride of place at Borough Market in Southwark, South London
  An early market contract was to upgrade the Edwardian front section of Leeds Kirkgate
Leicester’s Greig & Stephenson designed food hall opened in 2014
traders as opposed to mass produced goods from major brands and clone shops.
Food and drink are a big driver, he says, and it is important that markets are warm, attractive en- vironments to tempt people in.
The public realm was also important, he said. And local authorities were now keen to make markets multi-use places which become hubs of community activity outside the normal shopping hours.
Greig&Stephensoniscurrently working on some major market redevelopment schemes inc- luding Bradford, Rotherham and Milton Keynes.
The market infrastructure and challenges are all different but
“We are all about making
markets vibrant places where traders do well and shoppers flock to, not just to shop but to enjoy a great experience,” Adam said.

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