THE manager of Colchester’s Lion Walk has revealed he wants to create a market in his shopping centre.

Paul Bentham is in the early stages of trying to create a “high-quality” market with up to 20 stalls on land near Boots.

The proposed project is one of several ideas Mr Bentham will air at a new marketing forum, which six regular shoppers are being invited to join.

He said: “If we could get a proper market set up on a regular day with some quality marketholders, would Colchester people go for that?

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