Plans in development for Tetbury Market Place
A SCHEME to improve Tetbury’s pedestrianised Market Place to pave the way for more markets in the future has been unveiled.
Tetbury Town Council is applying for street trading consent so it could potentially hold markets in the area, and also wants to add three benches to the pedestrianised road behind the market hall.
Town clerk Sue Bailey explained: “The idea is we could have some extra market area in that bit of stopped highway.
“We put a questionnaire out to locals recently about what their thoughts were on the pedestrianised area.”
As a result of that feedback the town council has worked with the historic Feoffees group to hatch the new plan.
Tetbury mayor Rob McCorkell added: “We are working in conjunction with the Feoffees who own the Market Hall.
“We want to create a focal point for the town with more regular markets which are controlled.
“We are also working with local organisations like the chamber of commerce to avoid conflict between what the market offers and what neighbouring shops are offering.”
A spokesman from the Feoffes confirmed they would be discussing the plans at their next meeting.
The plans have been submitted to Cotswold District Council.