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COVID-19 UPDATE for Billingsgate Market:

Government guidance recognises that the London wholesale food markets are considered to be an important element in the regional food supply chain.

Billingsgate Market remains open and the following steps have been taken in order to ensure the safest environment for everyone at the market:

  • Numbers of people permitted into the market at one time are being restricted;
  • Social distancing advice is being applied;
  • Policing of the market has been stepped up in order to enforce government guidance;
  • Flyers are being distributed to visitors at the entrance;
  • Additional sanitisers and guidance information are located at key points in the market.

Please do not handle the fish on the stalls.

Our merchants are trained experts in seafood and food hygiene and will be happy to show you any of their products.

Billingsgate Market is the UK's largest wholesale fish market.

Find Billingsgate Market

Trafalgar Way
E14 5ST

Members of the general public are welcome at Billingsgate Market

It is advised that suitable non-slip footwear is worn.

Please note that items with wheels, such as trollies, suitcases and folding carts, are not permitted on the market floor.

Children under the age of 12 are not permitted on the market floor due to health and safety constraints, including babies in buggies and harnesses.

Billingsgate Market opening hours

  • Monday - CLOSED
  • Tuesday 4am - 8.30am
  • Wednesday 4am - 8.30am
  • Thursday 4am - 8.30am
  • Friday 4am - 8.30am
  • Saturday 4am - 8.30am
  • Sunday - CLOSED

Bank Holiday Weekend Opening Hours

  • Monday 25 May 2020 - CLOSED
  • Tuesday 26 May 2020 - CLOSED
  • Wednesday 27 May 2020 - OPEN

Usual opening days and times thereafter.

Administrative Office opening hours

  • Monday 7am - 2.30pm
  • Tuesday 7am - 2.30pm
  • Wednesday 7am - 2.30pm
  • Thursday 7am - 2.30pm
  • Friday 7am - 2.30pm

More information

020 7987 1118
Email: Billingsgate Market

We currently have vacant office space to let.

For enquiries please contact the Superintendent on telephone 020 7987 1118 or email Billingsgate Market.

25 November 2015
Last Modified:
27 May 2020