Borough Market of London reopens today after the London Bridge terror attack. It was forced to close by the terrorists. One minute silence was held by the traders to remember the victims of this attack before the bell rung at 10:00 BST. A large number of floral tributes have been left on the London Bridge and a number of condolence messages were also left on the wall.
This is the historic market of London and this was closed since 3 June when terrorists attack it and police carried out criminal inquiries.
Donald Hyslop, chair of the trustees, said: “the opening marked the beginning of the healing process for the community”.
“It is essential for the well-being of everyone associated with Borough Market that we return to at least a semblance of normality as soon as we can” he further said.
A support fund by the traders of the market was also organized for those who suffered financially because of the closure of the market. Opening hours are also extended for the next two weeks, for the help of the business of the people.
Some of the traders started a unique way of giving fund and that is they will create special dishes and sell them in exchange for donations.
This Borough Market has existed for 1000 years in one form or another and this is situated on the South end of the London Bridge. This is one of the oldest markets in London and it was started as the wholesale market.
It is one of the largest food markets in London has more than 100 stalls who sells gourmet food from Britain and abroad both. You can also take away food from this market, it has more than 30 cafes, bars, and restaurants. This is the true tourist’s attraction as it is attracting more than five million visitors in a year. The surrounding of the market is used as film locations. This bridge spans the River Thames between the City of London and Southwark, in central London.