London Assembly member Roger Evans became Depty Mayor in March this year. He represents the Mayor and capital at hundreds of public and private events. As Deputy Mayor for London he would take over City Hall should Mr Johnson vacate the Mayoralty. He visited the market to learn about the job opportuities and hopes for apprentices.
Each trading day at Billingsgate Market offers buyers an opportunity to see the largest selection of fish in the United Kingdom. Daily arrivals from the coast and overseas ensure a continuity of fresh supplies and with 40 merchants trading in close proximity in the Market Hall.
Some merchants offer a delivery service, serving London and the Home Counties. Arrangements can usually be made for supplies to be dispatched to most parts of the country. Billingsgate Market is therefore able to offer an excellent one stop service to the busy trade buyer. The market is open Tuesday through Saturday.