Published: 9th Jul 2020

Oldham Council has revealed plans to transform a historic town hall space into an independent-style food market. Situated in the Egyptian Rooms of the landmark Old Town Hall, the casual dining market would deliver a brand-new offer to Oldham town centre. Featuring six food and drink concessions, it would cater for around 200 people with both inside and outside seating including a large covered al-fresco dining area on Parliament Square. The venue proposes a similar concept and layout to existing independent food markets across Greater Manchester. Oldham Council has now applied for permission to redevelop the room – which was once home to the Borough Treasurer’s Rates Hall – and is in discussions with potential operators. ‘This would be an exciting new food and drink experience for Oldham and a great addition to the Old Town Hall and the fantastic businesses already based there and across the town centre,’ said … (To read the full article, subscribe below)