In search of a new market!

The City Corporation is in search of approx. 100 acres to house new facilities for its wholesale markets - it’s official our search has begun.

Smithfield visit

Today was the annual visit of the Lord Mayor to Smithfield.  We were treated to a wonderful review of its history and a meeting of a huge range of people with links to the market,  

Ceremony of the fish

Today the Lord Mayor presented the deputy speaker of Tower Hamlets with our annual peppercorn rent of a fish.  It is now traditional that the fish is then use different to feed the homeless.  It’s a lovely way to recognise the market and our connection to Tower Hamlets.

Cart Marking Day

Today was the return of the wonderfully colourful cart marking event, where all manner of vehicles present themselves to the Lord Mayor.

Brexit White Paper A View


The Government’s Brexit White Paper - An Overview

RAF 100 fly past

Today we witnessed a glorious fly past of 100 aircraft as part of the RAF centenary.

Aircraft representing the RAF over the years flew over London, and Guildhall Yard filled with spectators.

Celebrating Women

Tonight the Museum of London Commenced its exhibition for the centenary of women’s suffrage.

The best UK market - New Spitalfields

It was a fabulous visit today to New Spitalfields - judged Best Wholesale Market 2018 at this years’ Great British Market Awards. 

The sun was shining and the sheriffs full of cheeky comments about the vegetables, making today’s civic visit to the market a great event.