Agenda item

Smithfield 150th Anniversary

Report of the Superintendent, Smithfield Market.


The Committee considered the report of the Superintendent, Smithfield Market on the market’s 150 years anniversary arrangements and the following matters were raised:-


·         Noted that the market has been present on the site since the 10th century and that the current anniversary commemorated the Victorian market.


·         The Superintendent confirmed that the event is being organised by a Steering Group, led by the Director of the Museum of London, with the SMTA and the Market management being fully involved.  An event company has been employed to undertake the detailed planning and implementation. A Member confirmed that a ‘committed team’ is in charge of arrangements. At the suggestion of the Chairman, the Member said that he would request the SMTA to inform Court of Common Council members of the details to ensure wide publicity of the anniversary.



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