Nominated by: Mike Sweeney
Where: Market Street
The underground market was situated just off Market Street. The main entrance was on Brown Street and there was a covered walkway between Cross St and Market Street. The market closed in the late 1980s and part of it was eventually demolished to make way for Tesco.
“I use to get these jeans that you couldn’t get anywhere else. When I stopped wearing flares, the first time I started to wear what I now call ‘skinnys’ was in 1977 and that was the only place you could buy tight jeans outside of London”.