This picture gallery shows the building of Plymouth's Pannier Market 50 years ago and what its like today. Picture gallery compiled by Jo Irving.
Welcome to Plymouth's indoor Pannier Market which has been running now for 50 years.
The Cornwall Street entrance to Plymouth's Pannier Market.
You can buy all sorts at Plymouth's indoor market.
Shoppers look for bargains in the pannier market.
Scaffolding goes up to construct Plymouth's indoor market at the bottom end of town in 1959.
Early morning shoppers head to Plymouth's indoor market.
Inside the Pannier Market before the start of trading and the names can clearly been seen above the shop fronts.
Cool cafes are a major part of the indoor market in 2009.
Outside the building - picture taken from the bottom of Cornwall Street in 1959.
The same view of the outside of the market September 2009.
There used to be 12 fishmongers in the Pannier Market - now there are only two.
Rex Down's son now works the fish counter and is one of only two surviving stalls in the fish market.
The stall sells fresh fish 95% of which is caught locally.
Food stalls used to dominate the market in the early days.
Edward Heath with stall holder Harry Homer, whose son continues in the family tradition to sell veg.
Dave Homer has been working in the market for 45 years and is the last of three greengrocers based at the Plymouth indoor site.
Mrs Homer points to the decimalisation chart which every stallholder had to use.
Leeks take pride of place on Dave Homer's veg stall.
David Homer serves one of his customers and has been dealing in fruit and veg for over four decades.
Fresh veg is the order of the day for stall holder Dave Homer and he even picks his own greens to bring in.
Building work began in earnest just over 50 years ago in 1959.
Fitting out the stalls - last minute preparations are made to one shop front.
You can find anything you want from household cutlery to dishwasher-friendly pasta plates.
Window shopping in the Pannier market.
There's plenty of cafes to choose from if you climb the stairs.
The breakfast club make their trip to the market worthwhile with a well deserved fry-up.