Category Archives: 4-Markets

Leadenhall Market

Above: Entrance to Leadenhall Market from Gracechurch Street. Most of London’s streets and ancient buildings tend to have interesting names but because we have lived with those names since children we often say the name without really thinking about what … Continue reading

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City of London Markets

Above: Outline map showing the City’s markets and the new proposed site at Dagenham. CLICK ON THE MAP TO ENLARGE. The City of London has had several important markets which have been in existence for hundreds of years. Some of … Continue reading

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Borough Market Ghosts

Above: The new glass extension to Borough Market – beside Borough High Street. One day in March I was standing at the corner of St Thomas Street and Borough High Street, waiting to cross the road. It was a sunny … Continue reading

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Leadenhall Market – Fitter & Son

Above: A corner shop selling poultry. Most people are familiar with Leadenhall Market today. Some of us remember how it used to be in the 1970s and 1980s. At that time it was still very much a market for food. … Continue reading

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