Council gives cash to spruce up run-down market

CASH has been earmarked for a few stores in East London’s run-down Roman Road Market who want to spruce up their shop front. Town Hall bosses have put �200,000 into the kitty to tackle the market’s decline

CASH has been earmarked for a few stores in East London's run-down Roman Road Market who want to spruce up their shop front.

Town Hall bosses have been given �200,000 to put into a regeneration kitty to tackle the market's decline.

The shopping mile in Bow has a high number of empty properties compared to other East End shopping centres.

So Tower Hamlets council has chosen the stretch leading up to Grove Road for improvements.


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Shop owners who want a 'makeover' for their premises are being invited to apply for grants from project coordinator at the council.

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