BUSINESS leaders have welcomed plans for a pedestrianised zone in Cheadle town centre.
Long-term proposals to extend the weekly Greyhound Walk market into Tape Street car park were revealed exclusively in the Cheadle and Tean Times last month.
But the man behind the idea is now keen to see the High Street closed each Friday to allow stalls to be set up in the road.
Edwin Wain, portfolio holder for planning, development and property at Staffordshire Moorlands District Council, said: “As the market continues to grow, we would look at the possibility of going into the High Street, which would involve the closure of the road.
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