Market stalls selling non-essential items must close

In line with Government guidelines, market stalls selling non-essential items must close. Only the following traders may operate:

  1. Fish
  2. Pre-Prepared Groceries
  3. Fruit and Veg
  4. Bread
  5. Pet Foods
  6. Key Cutting 

You can find out more about current restrictions on the Government's website.

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Tower Hamlets boasts some of the most iconic and internationally re-owned street markets in London. No other borough in London offers year round trading with such a choice of vibrant and contrasting markets.

With a justifiably proud history and tradition on many of the borough's markets, Tower Hamlets is keen to continue its investment and support of its 10 street markets. 

More visitor information can be found on the market information page.

Are you a trader?

We work with traders to ensure they operate effectively for continued development of the markets, modernising trading practices and taking advantage of all new business to the highest standards, be more competitive and offer increasingly more quality choice so that markets play a bigger part in the regeneration of the borough. We welcome all enquiries for new traders to our markets.

Find out about market information for traders.

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