Since our decision last week to focus on moving our markets to Barking reach in Dagenham there has been plenty of news coverage. I provide a summary in the attachment, it’s good to see such interest in our markets project.
The Court of Common Council, the City of London Corporation’s main decision-making body, has today agreed its preferred site to consolidate and relocate three historic wholesale food markets, subject to public consultation.
The London Careers Festival is an enterprise of the City of London Corporation and will be taking place across the City 17-21 June, with the Guildhall hosting two days (Tuesday 18 & Wednesday 19 June).
Today as part of our 100 women nominated to receive the Freedom of the City of London I was delighted to support Sophie Timms who works in Tower Ward for her support of women in the city. It was a wonderful experience and a pleasure to play a small part in her ceremony.
Today I was delighted to join Chairman of the Smithfield Tenant Assocaition and Councilman Greg Lawrence on his tour of the market with Sadiq Khan. It is very helpful to have a tenant assoacition take this proactive approach to engagement.