New Spitalfields Market

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New Spitalfields Market is located in a 31-acre (13 ha) site in Leyton, London Borough of Waltham Forest in east London which opened in 1991. It is Europe's leading horticultural market specialising in exotic fruit and vegetables.

The market hall houses 115 trading units for wholesalers dealing in fruit, vegetables and flowers. Modern facilities in the market hall include cold storage rooms, ripening rooms and racking for palletised produce. The site has extensive parking facilities for customers, delivery vehicles and market personnel.

There are four separate buildings providing modern self-contained units for catering supply companies. Over 9,688 square feet (900 m2) of office space is also provided, and there are five ancillary accommodation units with cafes, toilets and maintenance facilities. The services of a diesel/propane supplier, specialist pallet services and fork lift truck maintenance companies are also available. Security for the market is provided by the Market Constabulary.[1]

The market had previously been centrally located at Spitalfields Market just off Bishopsgate, on the east side of the City of London.

The Old River Lea runs on the western edge of the site.

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  1. ^ "New Spitalfields Market > About Spitalfields". City of London website. City of London. Retrieved 2 March 2011. 

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Coordinates: 51°33′24″N 0°01′10″W / 51.556689°N 0.019526°W / 51.556689; -0.019526