Berwick Street Market


Berwick Street Market

Berwick Street Market is a small market on Berwick Street in the heart of Soho, London, England, selling mainly fruit and vegetables and general goods. It is open Monday to Saturday from 9am until 6pm [ [http://www3.oag.com/Cities/Detail?city=1&cat=28&item=97 Berwick Street Market Soho/West End London United Kingdom ] ] .

History

Berwick Street was built between 1687 and 1703 [The London Encyclopaedia, Ben Weinreb, 1983] . The market was established in the 1700s, though it was not officially recognised until 1892 [ [http://www3.westminster.gov.uk/docstores/publications_store/Berwick_Street_Planning_Brief_Adopted_March_2007.pdf Microsoft Word - Berwick_Street_Planning_Brief_Adopted_March_2007.doc ] ] .

Description

In addition to the market, there are a collection of shops along the street, including some delis and some independent record shops, including Vinyl Junkies, Sister Ray and The Bathroom Merchants.

There are also adult sex shows (including the Raymond Revue Bar) and some smaller restaurants and bars. The street is crossed by Peter Street, Broadwick Street, D'Arblay Street and Noel Street.

Berwick Street was the location for the cover photograph of the '(What's the Story) Morning Glory' album by Oasis

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