More late nights at Chester Market

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Chester Market has experienced an amazing resurgence. It has become a place which brings together the community to eat and drink in a family friendly, affordable setting.

As it stands, the only late evening is a Friday until 8pm. This only gives one evening per week when people who work in the daytime can enjoy some food or drinks and see the changes to the market.

This petition requests Chris Matheson MP and Karen Bates the market manager work together with the traders and that the Market be granted permission to open later on more days. Sunday trading would benefit all, including stalls that provide fresh food like the butchers and grocers. 

This petition suggests that opening until 9pm on Friday and Saturday with a Sunday opening added too would boost trade for all and allow the community more time to come together. Staying open that extra hour on Friday and Saturday means that they don’t have to call last orders at 7:30pm and run out of time to serve food.

The feedback from the community has been that the market has really turned a corner. We hope this petition for extended opening hours will give the traders the best chance at success.