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Case studies

Bury Market

Shopping destination and community hub

Grainger Market

A community asset at the heart of Newcastle upon Tyne

Queen's Market

A successful and specialised market.

Funded by the Economic and Social Research Council, our study ran from February 2018 to September 2021. Our findings are published on the Resources page of this website, alongside our guides and recommendations for best practice.

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Managing a Market as a Front-line Service and Community Asset  

A post written by David Catterall, Head of Commercial Services at Bury Council Bury Market, located in the north of Greater Manchester, first started operating...

Trader- and community-run markets

A practical guide to setting up, running your market and accessing support This handbook is designed to help and support traders and community groups planning...

New handbook for market operators launched at NMTF Conference

Download the Operator Handbook and Dr Sara González presentation to the NMTF Conference. This best practice handbook is a practical guide for market operators on how...

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