Sitting unassumingly in the shadow of the minster are two adjoining streets, Goodramgate and College Street. Known better by locals, due to tourist’s fear of getting lost down the winding roads, these two streets have become a go-to for York punters who know just what they want and wear to find it.
Although it may be small in size, the historic market town of Malton has a rather large reputation for food, so large in fact, Malton has now been given the title of Yorkshire’s food capital. Popular for its monthly market days, Malton has become a known destination for independent retailers and producers in not only food and drink, but arts and crafts, clothing, and design.
We’ve taken a closer look at the cafes, galleries, delis, and repair shops which line the long stretch of Fossgate and Walmgate, to give you an insight into the people and places which contribute to the fascinating stories and history that are held within these streets’ charming past.
Independent Neighbourhood series, we’re taking a closer look at the businesses of Swinegate, Back Swinegate and Grape Lane, as well as the owners, T shirt makers, and camembert bakers who are striving to make these streets better known for their potential in all things fashion and food!