28th Sep, 2020

Markets in Warwick and Kenilworth set up stall again

Editorial Correspondent 22nd May, 2020 Updated: 22nd May, 2020

MARKETS in Warwick and Kenilworth are setting up stall again.

Weekly markets in the two towns will return in line with the latest government guidance.

Scaled-down markets will take place from 9am to 2pm on Saturday May 23 in Warwick and on Thursday May 28 in Kenilworth.

The markets will be limited to ten stalls selling food products only, with a number of measures in place to protect the health and safety of the public. These include a queuing system with a maximum of ten visitors allowed in the market area at one time.

All food sold will be pre-packed with card payments only accepted.

District business spokesman Coun Richard Hales said: “The reopening of our popular weekly markets is an important and very carefully taken step as we move towards the recovery of our local economy.

“The decision to relaunch has only been taken after consultation with businesses and residents and much work behind the scenes to ensure that all the appropriate health and safety measures are in place. “We very much hope that people will come along and support local traders, while respecting stall-holders and other visitors and taking care to maintain social distance.”

Jamie Walker, Director CJ’s Events, was pleased to see th markets return.

He added: “Our priority has always been, and will always be the safety of our colleagues, traders, visitors and the communities we serve.

“We have put in plans and measures to ensure the markets can operate safety within government guidelines and will continue to work closely with Warwick District Council to review each market and will implement additional measures if required.”

Visit www.warwickdc.gov.uk for further details

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