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Bridge Street Market
Bridge Street Market (2014)
Bridge Street Market
Information
Address Bridge Street/Turpin Road
Owned by Council
Used for Market Trading
Occupied by Various stallholders.
Bridge Street Marketis a number of stalls located in Bridge Street and Turpin Road, the various stalls include Fruit & Veg, Records, Clothes and Flowers. In the 1980's the Market Inspector was a Mr J. Beecham (not seen only mentioned on market regulations poster), In 1996 Michael Rose took over the role. Lisa Shaw was his successor. Later in 2006 Marie Matthews was the Market Inspector for a while.

In 2008 Mr Lister took over with the assistance of Tamwar Masood as Assistant Market Inspector. Mr Lister left in 2013, leaving Tamwar as the acting Market Inspector. Aleks Shirovs then took over in 2014 and Tamwar went back working alongside as the Assistant Market Inspector.

In April 2014 the Council closed Spring Lane Market and many traders have now moved to Bridge Street Market. The Market Office is located on Victoria Square.

In January 2017, Walford Council has suggest due to Purpose rail links Bridge Street Market may be moved to the Old Flower Market Tipton Street. As 30 January 2017 the covered market is on hold and unlikely to go ahead.

Traders/Stalls

Current

Fruit & Veg

(Note: The the Fruit and Veg stall has been ran by the Beale's from 100 Years.)

Clothes

Food

  • Russell - Shellfish Stall
  • Dave - Walford Wholefoods Stall
  • Unknown - Indian Food Stall (Bhel Puri)
  • Unknown - Hot Potatoes Stall

Jewellery

Other

  • Unknown - Pet Stall
  • Winston - CD/DVD Stall

Previous

(Note:Originally part of the Beale family enterprise, first owned by Lou Beale. Then Mark Fowler bought it from Ian Beale and David Wicks. Later Ian bought it back and ran it before passing it on to this son Peter Beale. Fatboy then ran it for Ian for a while.)

(Cindy Williams's parents ran it, but sold it to Laurie Bates when they left Walford.)

Street Sweepers

Current

  • Unknown

Previous

Gallery

Stalls

Other pictures

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