The Tragic Fire That Engulfed Smithfield Market For Three Days

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The Tragic Fire That Engulfed Smithfield Market For Three Days

Smithfield Market is a veteran on London's market scene, clocking up at over 140 years old. Incredibly, there has been a market on the site for almost one thousand years. As you can imagine, the market has seen many changes over the years, and none more devastating than then tragedy that struck on 23 January 1958. Here's the story of the Smithfield Market fire.

Smithfield Market can be found in the City of London, just around the corner from Farringdon and Barbican stations. For more information on visiting, click through to the website here.

Last Updated 14 March 2018