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Click Here to Read MoreGlass Installation Commences

Construction of Leicester Market’s brand-new Indoor Food Hall is speeding along, with our latest exclusive photos revealing that work has commenced on the installation of glass to the new building. Passers-by can now obtain a fantastic idea as to what the final building will look like, with the new glass frontage offering a new, lighter […]

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Click Here to Read MoreLandmark Week for City’s Market Plans

European funding of almost £2million has been awarded to Leicester City Council to help progress plans for the redevelopment of the city’s indoor market hall. The European Regional Development Fund has awarded the city council £1.9million to help pay for the creation of a new public square and the demolition of the existing 1970s indoor […]

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Click Here to Read MoreDevelopment Begins to Take Shape

As work continues on Leicester Market’s new indoor market development, the shape and structure of the food hall begins to become apparent. Scheduled for an Easter 2014 opening, the new indoor market development is to now rapidly take shape, with laminated beams shortly set to arrive to add to the near-completed structure. Meanwhile, food traders […]

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Click Here to Read MoreWork on New Food Hall is Back on Track

Work to construct a new food hall at Leicester Market is back on track, now that contractors working on the project have overcome a series of unexpected challenges. A network of underground services that didn’t appear on plans of the area had caused major complications on site, hampering progress on the scheme. This has delayed […]

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Click Here to Read MoreMarket Development Update – Gallery

Work on the site of the new indoor market is coming along well, with the development team continuing to prepare the area for the construction of the new food hall.

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Click Here to Read MoreDesigns Revealed for Second Phase of Market Scheme

Proposals for a scheme that will replace Leicester’s 1970s indoor market hall have been published by the city council today (Wednesday 11 September). The designs show an attractive open space, offering uninterrupted views of the heritage buildings that surround the market, and an extension to the rear of the Corn Exchange that could provide a […]

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Click Here to Read MorePreliminary Works Start on Market Scheme

Fencing is going up at Leicester Market today (23 May) as enabling works get under way ahead of the construction of the market’s new food hall. The start of work on site follows last week’s decision to approve plans for the new food hall next to the Corn Exchange – and to grant permission, in […]

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Click Here to Read MoreMarket Scheme Progresses to Next Stage

The major scheme that will transform Leicester’s historic market over the next 18 months takes another step forward this week, as planning applications are submitted for further key works in phase one. Permission is now being sought to build up to eight lock-up units for traders re-locating from the indoor market, a possible extension to […]

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Click Here to Read MoreCity Mayor Announces £7m Investment Plan for Leicester Market

Proposals for a £7 million investment in Leicester’s 700-year-old market have been announced by City Mayor Peter Soulsby. The City Mayor’s vision for the area includes a brand new building to replace the 1970s indoor market hall – and a scheme that would make the 19th century Corn Exchange the focus of the market once […]

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