Flower sellers bemoan the dismal state of the once iconic Cape Town flower market

Flower sellers have raised a list of grievances about the condition of Trafalgar Place housed at the Grand Central shopping center, owned by the City of Cape Town, that has affected their livelihoods.

The market used to be popular, but business has died down, with vendors claiming that the area was “falling apart” and becoming a “safety hazard.”

“We can’t even pee in the toilets as we have not seen the key for the bathroom since it was built recently,” Diela Gamildien told Weekend Argus.

Instead of beginning their day with a cup of coffee during Cape Town’s wet winter, vendors say they need to mop up water on the floor.

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