Opening of the new Covent Garden Piazza, June 1980 the old fruit and vegetable market that had served Londoners for hundreds of years was moved to Nine Elms in South London, and a modern tourist market was to replace the old.  The Covent Garden Community Association fought against the commercialism of this central part of London. They were afraid that the commercialism would drive out small tradition shops and local residents. ..
COVENT GARDEN PIAZZA OPENING JUNE 1980 LONDON
Opening of the new Covent Garden Piazza, June 1980 the old fruit and vegetable market that had served Londoners for hundreds of years was moved to Nine Elms in South London, and a modern tourist market was to replace the old. The Covent Garden Community Association fought against the commercialism of this central part of London. They were afraid that the commercialism would drive out small tradition shops and local residents. ..

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Date: 26 Mar 2013
Location: LONDON Greater London UK
Credit: HOMER SYKES
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