The best new markets in London

Feeling fed up with Borough? Too many crowds at Columbia Road? Try one of the many fresh new offerings on the market



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Every week sees a new carpark or playground re-purposed into a new neighbourhood market. But how to find your latest local? Consult our guide to the newbies setting up stall with foodie fairs, vintage fashion fleas and bric-a-brac markets offering plenty of shopping and snacking inspiration.

  1. Weekend markets
  2. Weekday markets

The best new weekend markets

Art and Design on Putney Embankment

A new monthly market has emerged in Putney and it aims to shine a light on emerging and established talent while supporting the local arts industry.

  1. Putney Embankment
  2. Putney Bridge tube
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Chatsworth Road Market

The market that spawned Sir Alan Sugar’s business success via a shampoo stall is back. Over 50 percent of traders live in the surrounding postcode areas, making the market a truly local affair.

  1. Chatsworth Road Market Chatsworth Road Market, E5 0LH
  2. Hackney Central tube
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Crystal Palace Food Market

All farms selling at this market are either organic or biodynamic. Born out of the Crystal Palace Transition Town scheme, the market runs on two key concepts, cutting carbon emissions and building community resilience.

  1. Crystal Palace Food Market
  2. Crystal Palace Overground
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Fashion Sunday

Fashion Sunday is a new event that aims to give independent talent the opportunity to reach their audiences without coughing up huge figures for physical retail space.

  1. Oval Space 29-32 The Oval, E2 9DT
  2. Bethnal Green tube
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Harringay Market

Offering goods and produce that aren’t readily available in the local vicinity, Harringay Market has become something of a community hub.

  1. Harringay Market
  2. Harringay Green Lane tube
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Herne Hill Market

When you roll out of bed with a hangover, Herne Hill provides the perfect pick-me-up. The vibe is chilled-out, gastronomic window-shopping – for as long as your rumbling stomach can hold out, anyway.

  1. Herne Hill Railway Station Railton Road, SE24 0JW
  2. Herne Hill
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Lower Marsh Market

Lower Marsh Market is rapidly expanding, after starting as a weekday foodie strip to service the Waterloo community with street eats for office workers. 

  1. Lower Marsh Market Lower Marsh, Westminster Bridge Rd to Baylis Rd, SE1 7AB
  2. Waterloo tube
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Real Food Market

Now weekly, the Real Food Market features around 40 food and drink producers selling seasonal produce directly to the public. There's a focus on sustainably and ethically produced food, and the market proudly supports small producers and independent traders.

  1. Southbank Centre Square Belvedere Rd, SE1 8XX
  2. Waterloo tube
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South Kensington Farmers Market

A small affair, South Kensington Farmers market is FARMA approved, meaning all produce on the market has been grown, raised or caught directly from the nursery, farm or fisherman.

  1. Bute Street
  2. South Kensington tube
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Village Green Market

Village Green is a young weekly Sunday market in the heart of Hackney. Its smattering of stalls include an array of hangover-worthy food and twee vendors selling everything from pickles to prints.

  1. Village Green Hackney Downs Studios, Amhurst Terrace, E8 2BT
  2. Clapton Overground
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