Market Research: no really! What you want from Ashbourne Market

Question 1: How often do you visit Ashbourne Town Centre?

Over three quarters of responders come to Ashbourne town centre at least weekly








Question 2: How often do you visit Ashbourne Market?

Only a sixth visit the market regularly








Question 3: How do you rate the current Ashbourne market?

Only 40% are content with the market as it is








Question 4: What sort of markets do you like visiting?

People responding prefer themed markets to mixed markets with Farmers markets being most popular followed by Christmas and Food markets









Question 5: What are the three main reasons for visiting a market?

There is clear support for using markets to buy local produce, to support the local community and to buy unusual things

What is clear from the survey is that people are keen to see and use  markets in Ashbourne but that the current market doesn’t meet the demand. The message is to develop the market proposition not stop it!

About justaukcook

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