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  • 1. P E R T H C I T Y H A L LIN A MARKET SQUAREA MARKET HALLTop, Perth City Hall (Reproduced with the kind permission of Scot-land in picture). Left, Proposed Section & Plan“Perth City Hall is a building of great architecturalsignificance and beauty. Together with the Kirk of St. John,it forms the focal point of Central Perth, and, seen from theMercat Cross in King Edward Street, it is appreciated at itsmajestic best.”(Perth & Kinross Council - 1995)Perth’s Mercat Cross was for centuries thethriving commercial and social Heart of Perth.Centred here the lifeblood of the local economywas generated and circulated to the benefit ofeveryone in Perth and environs.Perth City Market Trust aims to create aMarket Hall which will once again bring localproducers together with local consumers to the
  • 2. Beyond the core purpose of a Market Hall weaim to put the entire building to communityuse. A sorely needed Tourist Information Of-fice will grace the fine foyer; youth enterprisewill flourish in a ‘Youth Hub’ on the firstfloor; and the Hall will be crowned by a cafe/bar; ‘destination’ restaurant and galleries withpanoramic views and terraces.The Lesser Hall will be a multi-purpose spacecombining non-food trading during the daywith a resumption of its former communityuse.Perth City Market Trust brings together allstakeholder interest groups to generate a sur-plus for rejuvenation of Perth City Centre.The principle underpinning social business isthat an affordable price is by definition morelikely to be paid. So local investors in PerthCity Market Hall may obtain secure long termreturns through direct investment in afford-able, but intensively efficient, use of marketspace. This in turn enables local producersto sell top quality local produce at affordableprices direct – with minimal financial over-head - to local consumers.Join us in re-starting Perth’s Market Heart:Membership of Perth City Market Trust isopen to all.Top left, Visualisation of Market Hall within Perth City Hall.Clockwise from above, Cork, Swansea, Rotterdam & Belfastbenefit of all. Perth City Market Hall will re-imagine this magnificent building; create aMarket Square; and rejuvenate Perth CityCentre.This document has been produced by Simpson & BrownArchitects on behalf of the Perth City Market Trust.Further information from;Perth City Market Trust, 21 Marshall Place, Perth PH2 8AGEmail; vtlinacre@gmail.comAll colour images are copyright of Simpson & Brown