Thursday, 11 February 2016

A Guide to South London Markets

Markets... London's got plenty of them! For once, we're not talking about the construction market... we've moved on to more... "enjoyable" research! From foodie havens to little known vintage collectors stalls, we've rounded up a few of South London's best markets.

Nine Elms
  • Covent Garden's floral heritage has moved south west to New Covent Garden Market. Mainly open to the wholesale fruit, vegetable and flower trade.
  • Entry is free to anyone arriving on foot.
  • Being a trade market, it's one for early birds; the fruit and veg market is open midnight-6am, whilst flowers are sold 4am-10am. Monday-Saturday

Greenwich
  • Just around the corner from the Cutty Sark lies Greenwich Market with over 120 stalls
  • Tuesdays, Thursday and Fridays are the days to go if you're into antiques and collectables. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and weekends specialise in arts and crafts. Plenty of independent shops surround the market. 
  • Every day, 10am-6pm

Bermondsey
  • Bermondsey Antiques Market is popular with antique traders and the general public, with many stallholders offering years of expertise. Every Friday, 6am-2pm. 
  • At the same location, Bermondsey Square,Bermondsey Farmer's Market offers fresh, organic and seasonal produce, from vegetables to seafood. Every Saturday, 10am-2pm

Brixton
  • There's a medley of stalls in Brixton every day, as part of the community market run by local traders. 
  • The area's known for its food stalls, but a different market takes place each Saturday. Keep an eye on the website for future events. 
  • Wednesday-Saturday