Shop safe, shop local

Our high streets and markets reopened on Monday 12 April and we are delighted to welcome them back. Lockdown restrictions hit non-essential shops and businesses hard and we’ve been working to support and help them re-open safely.

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Market Commodity Group Listings

All Commodities unless specified are all new items.

Commodity group listings
 No. Short description Full description
 1  Ladies Outerwear  Ladies Outerwear
 2  Men’s Outerwear  Men’s Outerwear
 3  Babies/Children’s Outerwear  Babies wear up to 24 Months and Children’s Outerwear.
 4  Underwear and Nightwear  Ladies, Men’s, Children’s Underwear, Nightwear, Swimwear, Socks, knitted scarves, Gloves, Hosiery, and Hats.
 5  Footwear and Accessories  Footwear and Accessories
 6  Jewellery etc  Watches, Watch Straps, Watch Accessories (including Watch Batteries), Clocks (non electrical), Jewellery, Belts, Hair Accessories, and Sunglasses.
 7  Bags  Handbags, Suitcases, Briefcases, Holdalls & Travel Goods, Purses, Wallets and Umbrellas.
 8  Prepared Food  Prepared Food i.e.(Cooked Food)
 9  Non-Prepared Food  Non-Prepared Food i.e.(Fruits & Vegetables or Fish or prepacked, Groceries etc).
 10  Beauty Products  Beauty Products, Cosmetics, and Fragrances.
 11  Electrical Goods  Domestic Electrical Goods (exc. electrical Hair Equipment & Electrical DIY Equipment), Clocks, Lighting, Electrical Accessories (Inc. Batteries, Wires, Plugs, and Bulbs), Mobile Phones/Accessories, And Lighters. Watches – Whitechapel Market only
 12  Music and Computing  Records, tapes, CDs, DVDs, Video Tapes, Musical Equipment, Computer and Software and Hardware.
 13  Greeting Cards and Stationery  Greeting cards, Wrapping Paper, Stationery, Decorations, Books, Newspapers, Magazines, Posters and Seasonal Novelties.
 14  Horticulture (Columbia Road only)  Plants, Flowers, Foliage and Chemicals for Horticultural Applications.
 15  Horticulture  Plants, Flowers, Plant Accessories, Gardening Tools.
 16  Pet Goods  Pet Foods and Accessories, Aquatic Goods and Accessories.
 17  Household – Hardware  Household Goods i.e. Furniture, Glassware, Chinaware, Pictures, Framed Pictures and Prints, Mirrors, Frames, Ornaments, Carvings, Pottery, Plaster Plaques, Kitchenware and Bathroom ware.
 18  Household – Software  Household Software Furnishings i.e. Bed Linen and Towels, Fabrics and Sewing Goods, Carpets, Rugs, Curtains, Cushion/Covers, Duvets, Pillows, Oven Gloves, Throws, Lampshades.
 19  Toys  Toys, Games, and Craft Sets.
 20  Second-hand and Other Clothing  Second-hand Clothing, Army Surplus, and Industrial Clothing. Permitted in Brick Lane only.
 21  Household Cleaning  Household Cleaning Agents, Cleaning Accessories & Household Toiletries.
 22  Novelties  Souvenirs, Novelties, Football and Music Memorabilia.
 23  Floristry, New Age and Ethnic Goods  Floristry Equipment, Dried and Silk Flowers, New Age Goods i.e. Joss Sticks, Oils, and Stones.
 24  Engraving and Key Cutting  Engraving, Key Cutting, Key Rings, and Locks.
 25  Cultural Dress  Cultural Dress
 26  Hairdressing Equipment  Hairdressing Equipment
 27  Sportswear and Sports Goods  Sportswear and Sports Goods
 28  Car and Cycle Equipment and Tools  Car Mechanical Equipment, Cycles and Accessories, and Tools, Appertaining to Cars and Cycles.
 29  Baby Equipment  Baby Equipment i.e. Prams, Cribs, Cots, Bottles, Teats, Baths etc
 30  DIY Material  Home Improvement DIY Equipment, including Wallpaper and Decorating Materials.
 31  Demonstrator  Demonstrator
 38  Miscellaneous  Items not belonging to any specific group.
 39  Non-Prepared Food  Non-Prepared Food
 40  Non- Prepared Food  Fish
 41  Prepared Food  Hot Food