Tag Archive: Market Users

Why local markets are key to reviving our locked down town centres Serving local needs. Chris Lawrence Travel / Shutterstock.com Sara González, University of Leeds and Paul Waley, University of Leeds During the early weeks of coronavirus in the UK, there was an obsessive focus on supermarkets and how they...

How can one define the particular charm of Bury market? Is it the serendipity of finding the unexpected on the next stall but one, down the second row on the left? Is it that strange sense of security that tells you you can get lost and still be perfectly safe?...

The Markets 4 People team has been very fortunate in welcoming a new researcher to our ranks for the summers of 2019 and 2020: Laidlaw Scholar and University of Leeds Geography student Meegan Worcester. Meegan, who is now embarking on the second year of her undergraduate degree, successfully applied for...

On the 24th of June, Myfanwy Taylor and myself attended the Future of London’s Street Markets at Brixton Community Base. The conference was organised by Saif Osmani from Friends of Queens Marke, Mama D from Community Centred Knowledge, and Just Space with some support from Markets4People and the University of...

Rosie Wilkinson and Myfanwy Taylor Our survey of market users at our three case study markets is now complete! With the help of Fieldwork Assistance, their team of interviewers and local Urdu, Gujarati and Bengali-speaking interpreters at Queen’s Market, we have completed approximately 500 surveys each at Bury, Queen’s and...

Over the next week our project will be taking an exciting step forward by piloting a survey of market users in our three case study markets. We will be working with independent market research company Fieldwork Assistance to ask market users a series of questions about how they use the market and...