Watch Balkumar’s story and find out how, in his words, he changed from being the “real bad guy to a good bad guy” of the market. Bedding in had its tough moments and, as an infringement officer, this was tougher than most. However, Balkumar’s easy manner and relaxed approach has now cemented him as one of the friendliest ‘authoritarians’ on the market. Find out why when you watch the film.
We regret to inform you that Joe Tuhey, who worked at Covent Gardens Old and New for more than 45 years, has died at the age of 88.Read more
From Monday 19 July, face coverings are no longer legally required, however visitors to the Fruit & Vegetable Market and the Flower Market are encouraged to continue to wear a face mask or covering in crowded or enclosed spaces.Read more
Some of the streets around New Covent Garden Market were spruced up with new plants from the Flower Market last weekend, as part of a community clean-up event sponsored by Covent Garden Market Authority (CGMA).Read more