Proposals for 700-year-old market investment

An artists impression of how the market place could look Credit: Leicester City Council

Proposals for a £7 million investment in Leicester's 700-year-old market have been announced by City Mayor Peter Soulsby.

Plans include a new building to replace the 1970s indoor market hall and a scheme that would see the 19th century Corn Exchange the focus point of the market again.

Early concept designs of the new £7million proposal Credit: Leicester City Council

The City Mayor said the market "has been at the heart of city life for many generations and I am determined that it should continue to thrive for generations to come".

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