The new (March 2007) market building
Welcome sign on the edge of Romford
Romford Market is a large open market with 270 stalls, [1 ] located in [2 ] Romford, London Borough of Havering, Greater London, England. The market is open on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 8.30 am to 4.30 pm (5 pm on Saturdays). [2 ]
History [ edit ]
The market originated as a sheep market in 1247.
Under the [3 ] Royal Charter of the Liberty of Havering, granted by King Henry III no other market is permitted to set up within a day's sheep drive (six and two-thirds miles) of Romford. The market is the subject of a 1726 legal case called . Keech v. Sandford This is one of the foundational cases of [4 ] English trust law, on the fiduciary duty of loyalty. The market was also used to film parts of The Prodigy's music video for the track " Voodoo People" remixed by Pendulum, and also a film starring Chris Kamara.
Transport [ edit ]
The market is a hub on the
London Bus network with services to Canning Town, Leytonstone, Stratford, Rainham, Dagenham, Barkingside, Cranham, Barking, Ilford and Central London. [5 ]
As of 2007
Havering London Borough Council have plans to redevelop the market, change the layout and offer a more diverse range of goods. [6 ]
References [ edit ]