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The council must consider the recommendations of the findings. We must look at different options for where a new market might go.
The canopies are extremely important listed structures and we need to make optimal use of them. We will look at a number of different options for their use.
Quarterbridge are nationally recognised market experts with experience of working on a number of national markets including some in Lancashire and the North West.
This isn’t known at the moment but will be part of the detailed design considerations.
The current market hall is no longer fit for purpose and should be redeveloped for another use, allowing the market to move to a new space.
The non-food stallholders are an important element of the overall markets offer. Their future location will be considered as part of the options for the new market.
Rental levels are something that is still being considered and therefore no decision has been taken yet.
We are looking at a number of options all within the vicinity of the current market. This will form part of the next stage of the process.
The intention is to demolish the existing market hall, multi-storey car park and Lancastria House to create a development site. The precise nature of the replacement development is yet to be finalised but the Council currently favours a mixed-use cinema, restaurant and retail scheme.
The new development will include a replacement car park
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