Overdue remedial works planned for rundown Stabroek wharf, Kitty market

Remedial works are expected to be carried out on the dilapidated Stabroek Market wharf and derelict Kitty Market, according to a source close to City Hall.

Last year, the Guyana Fire Service had listed the Kitty Market among the derelict buildings within the city that were fire hazards.

The source revealed that close to $80 million is to be injected into the rundown Kitty market while a significant sum will be spent on repairing the ramshackle wharf.

“Estimates were prepared for the Stabroek Market wharf and the Kitty Market and works are to be undertaken,” the source said.

“Documents were sent to the council’s Finance Department some time ago to make finances available and procure necessary material required to effect repairs to that section of the market,” the source added.

The office of the Clerk of Markets and other staff who manage the functioning of the market are located at the wharf. Boats are also moored …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

Join the Conversation

After you comment, click Post. If you're not already logged in you will be asked to log in or register.

The Comments section is intended to provide a forum for reasoned and reasonable debate on the newspaper's content and is an extension of the newspaper and what it has become well known for over its history: accuracy, balance and fairness. We reserve the right to edit/delete comments which contain attacks on other users, slander, coarse language and profanity, and gratuitous and incendiary references to race and ethnicity. We moderate ALL comments, so your comment will not be published until it has been reviewed by a moderator.