Tag Archive: Policy

This document sets out the Markets4People research team’s response to Newham Council’s consultation on a capacity and viability study for Queen’s Market and the neighbouring sheltered housing building Hamara Ghar. In November 2020, the Council began a consultation on a draft brief for the study, to inform its thinking on options...

In 2019 we conducted a large-scale survey with 500 customers each at Queen’s Market, Bury Market and Newcastle Grainger Market in order to gain an in-depth and rigorous understanding of markets users’ experiences. A number of market users were also invited to take part in focus groups to help us...

Today almost 300 delegates from across the globe are gathered in London for the first day of the 10th International Public Markets Conference.   Sara González and Myfanwy Taylor are present, representing the Markets4People team, and will be hosting an unconference session on ‘Researching the Community Benefits of Public Markets’ on...

Myfanwy Taylor On Friday 15 February, Dr Sara González and I shared initial findings from research on the community value of markets with the London Markets Board (LMB). The LMB was set up in 2018 by Sadiq Khan, the Mayor of London, in order to ‘coordinate and focus strategic action...