Here is a map of 20 markets that are all within easy reach of central London.
(This map is included in the Streetsensation printed guide)
Arts and crafts, jewellery, vintage clothing, food stalls. Courtyards and covered Victorian market hall. Daily 10-6.
Chalk Farm Road. A dense warren of small shops selling fashion, artefacts, food and drink. Daily 10-6.
Local market selling fruit and veg, clothes and household goods. Tues to Sat 9-6, Sun 8-4.
Antiques, books and bric-a-brac. Wednesday and Saturday.
Bustling Sunday market selling plants, flowers and things for the garden. Sunday 8-3.
Hundreds of stallholders and individuals selling everything and anything Sunday 8-3.
Commercial Street - Antiques, vintage clothes, Art and fashion, General market. Daily from 10am.
Hanbury Street Covered market. Clothes, fashion accessories, music and crafts. Sunday 10-5.
Middlesex Street - Cut-price clothing, Asian fabrics and leatherwear. Mon to Fri 10-4, Sun 8-3.
Bermondsey Square - Early-start market with antiques and bric-a-brac, particularly silverware and decorative items. Friday 6-2.
Borough High Street - Gourmet food market under the railway. Mon-Wed 10-3, Thurs 11-5, Fri 12-6, Sat 8-5.
Brixton Road Afro-Caribbean specialists. Exotic foods and spices and cut-price music and clothes. Mon to Fri 8-6 (Wed 8-3)
Covent Garden Apple Market
In the Market Hall. Antiques on Monday, arts and crafts for the rest of the week. 7 days 9.30-6
Covent Garden Piazza. Souvenirs, clothes etc. Antiques and collectables on Monday, crafts at weekend. 7 days 9.30-6
St. James's Church, Piccadilly. Food stalls Monday 11-5, antiques on Tuesday 11-6, art and crafts Wed to Sat 11-6.
Gray's Antique Market
Davies Street Indoor market with many specialist antique dealers. Mon to Fri 10-6, Sat 11-5
Mostly paintings with some sculpture and jewellery. Sunday 10-6
Local market with good selection of ethnic foods and clothing. Mon to Sat from 9am
World-famous market selling antiques, jewellery, second-hand clothes and bric-a-brac. Sat 8-6.30, part open Mon-Fri, Thursday 9-1
Church Street Market
Fruit and veg, clothes, household and bric-a-brac, plus Alfie's antiques market. Mon to Sat 8-6
Best markets for antiques?
Bermondsey Market, Camden Passage, Brick Lane Market and Portobello Road
Best markets for street fashion /clothes?
Camden Lock Market, Petticoat Lane, Brixton Market and Portobello Road
Best markets for arts and crafts?
Covent Garden Market, Camden Lock and Bayswater
Best markets for exotic foods and lifestyle?
Brixton Market and Shepherd's Bush Market
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