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Local firms start work on Hereford's old cattle market
A NUMBER of county companies have begun work on the multi-million pound retail complex being built on Hereford's old cattle market site.
The former Old Market Inn is being transformed into site offices by city-based GB Electrical and Building Services.
Other firms working at the site off Edgar Street include Westcom Technical Services, Quickskip and Twenty4Seven Security.
The successful companies were chosen following a 'Meet the Contractors Day' last winter.
George Ray, project manager for the Sir Robert McAlpine firm, said: “At the contractors’ day last year we met many local business people and the outcome is valuable work packages being taken on by Herefordshire companies.“
He said another contractors’ day was being planned to take place before Christmas with millions of pounds of trade packages still available.
Work to demolish the former cattle market buildings has now started in preparation for construction work beginning in the new year.