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Your New Market Place

Your New Market

A unique design

Great Yarmouth Borough Council has delivered a unique redevelopment of the Market Place, as a key part of the Council's wider ambitions to regenerate the town centre.

The significant significantly improved the covered market structure with new units under an architecturally-striking canopy, designed to ensure the market is more inviting and better complements the historic setting.

Photo of the new market exterior 2023
Exterior view of the Market Place redevelopment

The new structure was designed through public engagement followed by individual detailed conversations with the six-day market traders.  Improving facilities, providing a more robust structure and refreshed units.

The new timber-framed structure has a continuous roof, with panels of slatted glazing to create a brighter and welcoming environment inside, helping to support the market itself, the walkway is now wider, and covered open spaces will be used for a range of purposes such as community events and space for two-day traders and performances.

Photograph of the new covered market from inside the canopy
Interior view of the Market

The centrally located market has welcomed new and existing traders and is poised to greet further traders with Phase Two, which is now completed. The Market Place offers customers an array of products and services including fresh produce, hot and cold food, flowers, crafts, clothing and of course the famous Great Yarmouth chip stalls.

Further information about the Covered Market or becoming a trader can be found under our Market Section..


Last modified on 09 January 2024

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