New traders revealed as Hull's indoor Trinity Market starts to fill up

By Hull Daily Mail | Posted: 11 Jun 2018

A host of new names are heading for Hull's indoor Trinity Market.

The revamped venue in the city's Old Town re-opened late last summer after a £3m facelift. Since then stalls have been slowly filling up, although many have continued to remain vacant.

Now a surge of new stallholders are on the horizon following the arrival of the latest business, a craft beer shop run by micro-brewery Fellows & Vittle.

Richard Rockett is the man behind the venture having been attracted to the market by its mix of food-based outlets.

"I've been doing a few pop-up events and one-off markets in Beverley and Grimsby but this is my first permanent stall," he said.

Richard Rockett at his Fellows & Vittle micro-brewery stall

"So far I've just been selling local craft beers and gin but soon I'll be making my own ales with my own micro-brewery here on the stall."

Like many of the new stallholders in the market, he has received funding support from the city council's Old Town grant scheme to help with his start-up costs.

"The grant was an important incentive for me together with the flexibility around my lease. Applying for the grant was relatively easy and and the process was quite straightforward."

Lloyd and Katie Fountell are also preparing to open a full-time stall selling their speciality Yorkshire pudding wraps.

Stalls in Trinity Market are starting to fill up

The couple, who also have a café in Beverley, are expanding their business, which also includes a delivery service.

Katie said: "Opening in Trinity Market just seems the right thing to do. We were looking for somewhere in Hull and this is perfect for us."

They received a £2,070 grant to help with their start-up costs and expect to open the stall by the end of June.

Other traders who have recently received grants but who have yet to open in the market include bakers and cake-makers Flour & Feast and vegan food outlet Go Vegan.

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