FAQs

Please take a look at our frequently asked questions for quick info you may be looking for. If you require further information, please contact us at 02073771496.

 

What days is Spitalfields Market open?

Spitalfields Market is open every day of the week, Mon-Fri 08:00-23:00 and Sat-Sun 9:00-23:00, however, please check individual shops and market stalls that may have varied opening hours. The Traders Market is generally open Mon-Fri 10:00-17:00, Sat 11:00-17:00 and Sun 09:00-17:00.

 

What is Spitalfields Market famous for?

Spitalfields Market is famous for its longstanding history, of gathering diverse traders and market stands in an area recognised for its wealth of different cultures. In 1682, King Charles II granted a Royal Charter to John Balch to hold the market on Thursdays and Saturdays. Today the market is famous for supporting artists, unique displays of goods, designer stores, outdoor events, street food and modern cafes, restaurants and bars.

 

What is there to do at Spitalfields Market?

Spitalfields Market has been one of East London’s oldest attractions for selling vast arrays of goods from handmade crafts to antiques to high-end fashion items.

 

Are dogs allowed in Spitalfields Market?

Yes, dogs are allowed to join you on your visit through the trader and art market and public spaces – Bishops Square and Crispin Place. Indoor cafes, restaurants/bars and store may not allow dogs or any pets inside, so please check before.

 

Who owns Spitalfields Market?

It was acquired by the City of London in 1920. In 2005 a redevelopment programme split the market from Old Spitalfields market which is owned by Ashkenazy Acquisitions.

 

How can I apply for a market stall?

You can easily fill out our online application today and we will respond as soon as possible. We do not accept application via phone call or email.

 

Can I hire the venue for events, filming or photo shoots?

Yes! Please email your enquiry for venue hire to Paul Collier or Ray Dervin, and we will respond as soon as possible.

 

How do I apply for an available shop unit?

For more information on shop lettings or pop-up opportunities at Spitalfields Market, please contact Erin McDonald or Aron Samra.

 

Is there WiFi?

Yes, there is free public Wifi. Some cafes and restaurants may also have free WiFi for customers.