The original Camden market is to close. The BUCK Street Market finally closed last Thursday after more than three decades of trading – and will reopen in the new year after being redeveloped into a sea container complex of new units.
what was once the vibrant epicentre of pop culture has been changing for decades with the surrounding markets going more upmarket the epicentre has been far less interesting for years and under pressure to close from extensions to the congested tube station. The owners had applied To convert it into a 4 -storey block with a hotel and ground-floor, market-style trading area.
This could take at least 10 years, prompting the Buck Street owner to design a new, temporary market using recycled shipping containers, which will not need foundations dug.