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[PHOTOS] City Park Market reopens after facelift

Moving forward traders will be paying a monthly fee of Sh200 per month.

In Summary

• The market was to get an upgrade as the rehabilitation of the green spaces within Nairobi gained momentum early this year, with City Park being targetted for a facelift.

• The stalls were given free of charge to those who occupied the place earlier but moving forward they will be paying a monthly fee of Sh200 per month.

A vegetable seller at the upgraded City Market , Parklands that was opened on July 25, 2021.
A vegetable seller at the upgraded City Market , Parklands that was opened on July 25, 2021.
Image: MARGARET WANJIRU

After months of closure, at least 689 traders on Sunday were given a green light by the national government to move into the refurbished City Park Market in Parklands.

Bell peppers displayed by a trader at City park market on July 25, 2021.
Bell peppers displayed by a trader at City park market on July 25, 2021.
Image: MARGARET WANJIRU

The market was to get an upgrade as the rehabilitation of the green spaces within Nairobi gained momentum early this year, with City Park being targetted for a facelift.

The poultry section at the upgradd City Market, Parklands on July 25, 2021.
The poultry section at the upgradd City Market, Parklands on July 25, 2021.
Image: MARGARET WANJIRU

The businesses range from groceries, M-Pesa shops, boutiques, cyber cafes, fruit stalls to barbershops.

The vegetable section at the upgraded City Market on July 25, 2021.
The vegetable section at the upgraded City Market on July 25, 2021.
Image: MARGARET WANJIRU

The stalls were given free of charge to those who occupied the place earlier but moving forward they will be paying a monthly fee of Sh200 per month

Christopher Kimani, a vegetable vendor organises his stall at the City Park Market on July 25, 2021.
Christopher Kimani, a vegetable vendor organises his stall at the City Park Market on July 25, 2021.
Image: MARGARET WANJIRU
Storage stalls for traders at City Market on July 25, 2021.
Storage stalls for traders at City Market on July 25, 2021.
Image: MARGARET WANJIRU
Julius Kirei organises some of the vegetables he sells at City Park Market, Parklands on July 25, 2021.
Julius Kirei organises some of the vegetables he sells at City Park Market, Parklands on July 25, 2021.
Image: MARGARET WANJIRU
Bananas displayed at City Market on July 25, 2021.
Bananas displayed at City Market on July 25, 2021.
Image: MARGARET WANJIRU
Bananas displayed at City Market on July 25, 2021.
Bananas displayed at City Market on July 25, 2021.
Image: MARGARET WANJIRU