VICKY Jackson from the Makers Market told the Guardian there were a number of challenges to overcome at Sunday’s market but thanked the town’s residents for supporting the event.

“Following a number of requests from King Street retailers we worked with Knutsford Town Council to facilitate a trial of the Knutsford Market on King Street which took place on Sunday,” she said.

“Holding the event on King Street gave us a number of challenges to overcome, we were mindful that we didn't want to close car parks and that more Knutsford residents would be affected by the road closure.

“Working with Adam from the town council, we tried to create a solution for the road closure which hopefully limited the disruption on the day. The closure started from Church Hill until towards the end of King Street – Drury Lane. The market looked beautiful with the gorgeous King Street back drop.

“The hot food area was difficult due to lack of space, and we are very thankful to the residents to the top end of King Street to what must have been an inconvenience to them.

“The community spirit in Knutsford is fabulous and we are very thankful that the local residents and visitors came out in force to support the event. It is a privilege to put this event on for Knutsford and it is lovely to hold it on both Princess Street and King Street, two fabulous streets.

“Stall holders informed us that footfall and takings were very similar.

“Decision on where the event is held moving forward is down to the residents, retailers and town council and I am sure whatever decision is made will be considered, and the best solution to Knutsford.”