Street Food Comes To Beverley’s Wednesday Market

Street Food Comes To Beverley’s Wednesday Market
Street Food Comes To ’s

’s will be adding some international flavours from this month.

Next Wednesday (15 March) sees the start of Street Food @ , a new initiative bringing new stallholders to the town selling tasty street food from across the world as well as locally sourced products.

, which runs the market, is aiming to attract new and exciting food businesses from the local area and from across Yorkshire and Lincolnshire to set up their stalls, serving freshly made food cooked on site to residents and visitors throughout the day.

Traders already booked to come initially include those selling pizzas, hog roast and American barbecue, an artisan bakery and locally sourced and sausages, as well as fruit and vegetables.

The council hopes to increase the number of stalls, mixing both traditional and street food, and build on the success of the outdoor cafe culture that already exists in the area.

Councillor , portfolio holder for economic investment and , said:

“We really want to develop the mid-week market and bring the street food experience to .

“Street food stalls will be something different for the town and we really hope residents and visitors will look around all the stalls, have a bite to eat, and then carry on their shopping in the town, or just visit in their lunch hour.

“We are working with local shops and because we want to make a bigger attraction to benefit everyone.”

Both Wednesday and Saturday markets in date back to the 13th century, and traders are still governed and guided by a royal charter.

The council took over the running of the Wednesday market in December 2015. Anyone interested in applying for a stall on the market can visit the council’s website www.eastriding.gov.uk and search for ‘markets’.

Residents are being encouraged to have their say about Beverley’s Wednesday Market and ’s Tuesday Market in a survey.

would like to hear ’s views on both markets and is asking to take part in the short survey.

The survey can be found at: www.eastriding.gov.uk/corp-survey/snapform/P01715/marketsurvey.htm or search for ‘Find a consultation’ on the eastriding.gov.uk website.



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