News & Works Updates

Works Updates

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Infrastructure Works (pipes and electrics)

STARTED
Aug 2015
ENDS
Dec 2017

We are continuing survey works around the site, looking at the conditions of the existing underground infrastructure.

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The Food Exchange Construction

STARTED
Aug 2016
ENDS
Dec 2017

When the Food Exchange opens in January 2018, it will be London’s foremost place for the exchange and convergence of ideas, commerce, intellect and experience.

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Interim Distribution Units Construction

STARTED
Aug 2016
ENDS
Dec 2017

In order to help with the phased build and move programme, in April 2016 we will start building our Interim Distribution units.

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Coming Up

News

News 06•17

July's Brand New Covent Garden Market News is available to read now! Find out about upcoming and ongoing works on site, plus our current construction programme. Read More

Look inside our brand new Flower Market

Explore our brand new Flower Market with our blog showing you your favourite wholesalers' new stands. Read More

Your questions answered about the new Flower Market

Read our blog to find the answers to some of the questions you may have about our new home. Read More

10 days till the new Flower Market opens

Get ready for a more inspiring place to buy beautiful flowers, plants, foliage and sundries. Read More

New Flower Market Preview Days

Come and see the new Flower Market before we open. We will be holding a Preview Day on Thursday 16 and Sunday 19 March. Read More

Flower Market Trading on Saturday 1 April

We will open for trading on Saturday 1 April, please check with your wholesaler.

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News 12•16

December's Brand New Covent Garden Market News is available to read now! Find out about upcoming and ongoing works on site, plus our current construction programme.

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Changes to Entry, Access and Permits

At the start of November a number of changes were introduced to entry, access and permits on the market. For clarification, we've summarised these changes for you in one place.

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News 07•16

July's Brand New Covent Garden Market News is available to read now! Find out about upcoming and ongoing works on site, plus our current construction programme.

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First time lapse video of the construction of the new Flower Market

Watch our first time lapse video to see what the builders have been up to for the past two months.

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News 06•16

In June's news, read about the Flower Market's success at RHS Chelsea Flower Show and get an update on construction around the site.

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News 05•16

In May's News, see the first photo of the structure for The New Flower Market, plus read about Mem's new canteen and construction progress in the north east corner.

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News 04•16

In April's News, read about Clive Boursnell who is capturing the magic of the market, the opening of our new Drop-In Office, plus construction updates and more.

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News 03•16

March's News is available to read now. See the view from our new Flower Market time lapse camera and see our new-look construction programme, plus more.

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News 02•16

February's Brand New Covent Garden Market News is available to read now! Find out about upcoming and ongoing works on site, plus our current construction programme.

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News 01•16

January's Brand New Covent Garden Market News is available to read now! Find out about upcoming and ongoing works on site, plus our current construction programme.

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The Flower Market Will Now Move in January 2017

The Flower Market will now be moving to its new home on our Main Entrance Site in January 2017, not in October 2016 as previously scheduled.

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News 11•15

November's Brand New Covent Garden Market News is available to read now! Find out about upcoming and ongoing works on site, plus our current construction programme.

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News 10•15

October's Brand New Covent Garden Market News is available to read now! Find out about upcoming and ongoing works on site, plus our current construction programme.

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News 09•15

September's Redevelopment Newsletter is available to read now! Find out about upcoming and ongoing works on site, alongside our current construction programme.

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News 08•15

Our August Redevelopment Newsletter is out now here! See the current Construction Programme, plus more detailed information about the first works which are happening on site.

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Temporary Waste Compound and Pavilion Car Park Closure

From Saturday 1 August the Pavilion Car Park will be closed and users will need to park in one of the South Vehicle Car Parks. This is to make way for the Temporary Waste Compound.

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Multi-Storey Car Park Refurbishment and Closure

The Multi-Storey Car Park is closing for four months on Monday 27 July 2015 till December 2015 for refurbishment. All users are to park at the Temporary Car Park, on the Main Entrance Site, during that period.

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Brand New Covent Garden Market Launches

Today we launch Brand New Covent Garden Market.

A brand new, better market for wholesalers and customers. A better place to trade produce. A better place to buy.

Brand New Covent Garden Market is not about reinventing the rules or changing the game. It is, simply, about keeping everything that is good about the market and carefully remastering and making it better.

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Newsletter Issue #3

Works will be starting on site very soon to build a brand new, better market for all our traders and customers.

Nothing will be going up or coming down quite yet, as initial works will focus on the infrastructure and preparing for the building works. The timeline below shows an overview of the current Construction Programme. In the next newsletter we'll be looking in more detail at the works coming down the road in the next few months.

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Newsletter Issue #2

We want you to join us on Wednesday 24 June for our official Launch Day and start on site of the new market. This will be a celebration of our past, present and future and a chance to see and learn about what your new market will be like.

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Newsletter Issue #1

Welcome to our first redevelopment newsletter.

This newsletter will help keep you up to speed with what’s going on around the site so you know what to expect and when.

At any time, you can always find the latest information about the redevelopment here on our website and if you have any questions please get in touch with our Communications Team here.

If you'd like us to post or email this newsletter directly to you (if we didn't already), please contact us with your details.

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