beetroot wrote:Surely those in the shop premises are in a different position from the stall holders? I mean BM just won't be able to kick them out at a moments notice for daring to criticise massive injustice? I think Rob is good for taking advantage of that and saying things that would result in instant eviction for a stall holder.
Also, Rob is right that there shouldn't be too much hot food. As I said pages ago what brought more shoppers to the market has become the problem in that it only brings diners. The solution could be to have a takeaway area and the rest is proper market. Maybe? Am I missing something (I admit I do... often) when I wonder why in this enormous thread we are not discussing the actual problem? One thing for sure, BM's 'solution' is unjust.
se1groupee wrote:What is high street? Is casinos ? Is what? Is market no one wants? What is?
Pieces of Eight wrote:But Rob is not criticising the BM management.
se1lurker wrote:From Googling Southwark St Saviour,it's interesting to see the Wikipedia page explaining the charity and the areas boundaries,(Quite challenging to compare their boundaries to a street map on Multimap),at the bottom of the Wiki page there is a link on References 2"Appointment of Trustees to The Borough Market,Southwark",(an interesting 13 page document),although dated March 2004,I would take note of details on page 8 of arrangements for Rates, as there were 935 dwellings to which council tax is payable within the area,at that time for each £1000 of profit Borough Market made, a resident in a Band D property received approximately £1.37 rebate,which based on George Nicholson's figures of 2008 of £500,000,Borough Profit,this would mean the householder receiving a very nice £685 rate rebate,since under the current management no profits have been declared since 2008,surely there is a valid justification to complain to the Council as to what is happening with the Borough Trustees.Knowing the Council they would do something, if as a group 935 people started to complain,it's a matter of making those people aware of their money their potentially losing because of the current management of the Market,perhaps James and the SE1 forum could help there.Does anyone know how the appointment and confirmation of Trustees works? Is there any method to remove Trustees?
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