Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Advertising Feature - Market Has All Needs Covered

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Advertising Feature - Market Has All Needs Covered

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If you're after a friendly, personal service, cut-price bargains and a super atmosphere ( head to the Grainger Market in Newcastle for a real taste of festive cheer.

The Grade I listed building has traditionally been more of a food market with an array of fruit and veg stalls, butchers, fishmongers and cut price food outlets.

However, it's not just food on sale. There are many stalls with a diverse range of goods from greetings cards and jewellery to beauty products, all at unbelievably keen prices.

Developed by Richard Grainger, it was part of his master plan to improve Newcastle city centre and develop Grey Street.

When the market opened in 1835 as the new Vegetable and Butcher Market it was the largest and finest in Britain. It covered two acres, with 14 entrances, 243 shops and two huge ornamental fountains where the ducks brought for sale on market day were allowed to swim.

Now, in the 21st Century, the Grainger Market remains a rich shopping experience. Customers can experience the hustle and bustle of a traditional market with a real sense of history, while choosing from all the goods a modern consumer could desire.

The market hall houses around 250 shops and stalls, some occupied by the same families for more than 100 years. Today you can still buy almost anything and everything there.

Your Christmas table can be decked with tableware, decorations, fruit and flowers as well as turkey and all the trimmings, bought within the market. …

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