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From 24/07/2020 all visitors and customers at New Spitalfields Market must wear a face covering in all indoor areas e.g. the Market Hall.

For more information please visit the Government’s website

New Spitalfields Market is Britain's premier horticultural wholesale market. It offers the greatest choice of exotic fruit and vegetables of any market in Europe.

Initially operating under a Royal Charter granted in 1682, Spitalfields Market moved out of the City in 1991 and now occupies a purpose built 31 acre site in Leyton, East London. In recognition for excellence in health and safety and infrastructure transformation, New Spitalfields Market is the recipient of many industry awards.

In 2018, for the second time in a decade, it was awarded the title of “Wholesale Market of the Year” by the National Association of British Market Authorities (NABMA) at the Great British Market Awards.

Exit fees apply to all vehicles during the trading hours of midnight-11am, please visit the Entry and Exit to New Spitalfields Market pages for more information.

The Market is closed on Sundays and all Bank Holidays, except Good Friday.

How to get to New Spitalfields Market


The nearest tube station is Leyton on the Central Line.

  • Exit the station, turn right, a taxi office can be found at the foot of the hill.
  • The Market is approximately a 10-15 minute walk from the station.


New Spitalfields Market is a short bus ride from the following stations:

  • Stratford Station
  • Stratford City Bus Station
  • Stratford International Station

From any of these locations take the number 308 bus towards Clapton Pond or Homerton Hospital.


New Spitalfields Market is conveniently located in Leyton and benefits from excellent road connections, with direct access to the A12. It lies within easy reach of Junction 27 of the M25, the A406 North Circular Road, the M11 and the City of London. For Sat Nav use postcode: E10 5SQ.

Delivery access for suppliers

  • Lorry Park - 24hr access
  • Market Hall - 24hr access (on condition that recipient's premises are staffed) - except Saturday evening

Health and safety at New Spitalfields Market

The following recommendations must be observed at all times:

  • A high visibility top must be worn by all visitors. If required, they are available for purchase from the City of London's Gate House on the Market in-road
  • Appropriate safety footwear is recommended
  • Children under the age of 12 are not permitted to enter the Market. Children above the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult at all times

Key contacts

The City of London Corporation administration team

Offices 14-18, 1st floor Allen House
23 Sherrin Road
London E10 5SQ

020 8518 7670
Email the team

Spitalfields Market Tenants Association

Offices 5&6, 1st floor Allen House
23 Sherrin Road
London E10 5SQ

020 8556 1479
Email the SMTA team

Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) - DEFRA

Office 1, 1st floor Allen House
23 Sherrin Road
London E10 5SQ

0300 100 0313
Email the DEFRA team

Additional information

For further information you can contact the City of London Administration Office at New Spitalfields Market between the hours of 07:00-3:30pm Monday to Friday on 020 8518 7670 (choosing option 3), or email the team

View the BBC film about New Spitalfields Market.

New Spitalfields Market Site Plan PDF (132KB)
Date submitted: 12/20/19

Site plan of New Spitalfields Market