Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Camden Market to Rise from the Ashes

Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Camden Market to Rise from the Ashes

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Byline: Ruth Bloomfield

THIS is the first image of plans to rebuild Camden's Canal Market, which was devastated by fire last year.

The owners of the site have unveiled proposals for a new covered market alongside the Regent's Canal, which will have a series of buildings with distinctive rooftop pavilions linked by walkways.

There will also be 130 homes in blocks up to seven storeys tall, and the developers have not ruled out adding a hotel. Consultation has begun on the proposals and a planning application could be made by the end of the year.

Canal Market was burned down in February last year after a portable heater caught fire. Some 450 residents had to leave their homes as firefighters tackled 100ft flames. The bill for the damage was [pounds sterling]30 million.

The market site has since reopened with temporary "shed style" stalls.

Redevelopments of Camden's Lock and Stables Market have been criticised for driving out small traders, so locals are keen that the developers prioritise independent stallholders. …

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