After over 30,000 votes from the public, the anticipation is rising, as the title of Britain’s Favourite Market 2022 is set to be revealed on 3rd February 2022.
The winner of the highly prized award, which is part of the Great British Market Awards, organised by NABMA (National Association of British Market Authorities), will be announced at an event in Birmingham.
The markets, who gained the most votes, and will now move onto the second round (in alphabetical order) include:
- Aberdare Indoor Market
- Barrow In Furness Indoor Market
- Bury Market
- Cardiff Central Indoor Market
- Hednesford Market
- Saffron Walden Outdoor Market
- Shrewsbury Indoor Market
- South Molton Country Pannier Market
- Swansea Indoor Market
- Wellington Indoor / Outdoor Market
The next round of the competition includes mystery shopping, and a panel of industry experts will make the final decision before the winner is revealed.
Previous winners of the prestigious award have included Bury Market, Shrewsbury Market and Grainger Market.
Speaking about the awards, David Preston, Chief Executive of NABMA, said:
“After a very difficult time for markets, it has been fabulous to see the resurgence of public support for their local markets.
“Seeing such a wide range of markets in the Top 10 is heartening and proves that people’s passion for markets is stronger than ever.”
The winner of “Britain’s Favourite Market 2022” will be announced at a NABMA event to be held in Birmingham on Thursday 3rd February. A range of other “Great British Market” Award Winners will also be announced at the event:
Best Large Indoor Market • Best Small Indoor Market • Best Large Outdoor Market • Best Small Outdoor Market • Best Community/Parish Market • Best Large Speciality Market • Best Small Speciality Market • Best Wholesale Market • Best Food Market • Best Market Attraction
For more information about the awards, please contact David Preston on email@example.com or Ian Holmes on firstname.lastname@example.org