From this Friday 24 July, the Government has mandated the use of a face covering inside shops and supermarkets. In line with government regulations, the Markets Service will make a face covering obligatory inside our indoor markets unless you are exempt. You can find out more information on exemptions on the Government website by clicking here.Read More
We have been scouring the market stalls this week to find you some rare delights (and they are not all food!). Here are our picks for the week because if you know well you know and you know now.Read More
From quality woolens, cardigans, handbags to sewing machinist services, key cutting and shoe repairs, our handy non-essential traders have returned to their stalls.Read More
We have revised the opening times for our markets, that currently remain open for food and essential needs.Read More
In response to Covid-19, trading is currently limited to the Oastler Centre, Keighley Market and St James’s Wholesale Market, with a focus on fresh produce, non-perishables and essentials and with social distancing measures in place.Read More
Following the latest Government advice, Bradford Council is closing Kirkgate Market and all non-food stalls at the Oastler Centre and Keighley Market in order to slow the spread of the coronavirus (Covid 19).
St James’s Wholesale Market and the fresh food stalls within Oastler Centre and Keighley Market will remain open to ensure the supply of fresh food continues.Read More
This update contains the latest information for all traders, shoppers and visitors in our markets in relation to coronavirus.Read More
Bradford Council has revealed the name of its transformational new market as ‘Darley Street Market’.
A survey launched last November invited opinions on the name for the market and the response was strong with over 1,200 people submitting their views online.Read More
Bradford Council revealed the name of the main contractor appointed as preferred bidder to deliver the multimillion pound development of the city’s modern, spacious new market on Darley Street, with the work being awarded to Kier.Read More
We have some great opportunities for you budding entrepreneurs out there at Keighley Market this year. Whether you have an established small business or you’ve got an idea for a product or service and want to get a feel for buying and selling goods, setting up a stall is a good option in 2020.
Budding entrepreneurs can learn lots about business and what it takes to succeed while keeping start-up costs relatively low.Read More
Our festive opening hours can be found below.Read More
Our festive opening hours for Christmas can be found belowRead More
Our festive market opening hours for this year can be found below.Read More
Work is to begin this week on Bradford’s transformational new multi-million pound markets scheme.
Bradford Council’s contractors will move onto the Darley Street site this Monday to begin the strip out of the buildings in readiness for their demolition next year making way for the construction of the new market.Read More
Bradford Council Markets is reaching out to the general public, city centre businesses and shoppers to help decide the official name for the new market on Darley Street, which is set to open in 2022Read More
It is full steam ahead for Bradford Council’s regeneration of its markets, as it confirms the purchase of a key building as part of the redefining Darley Street.
The Council has now acquired the old Marks and Spencer unit, whilst the confirmation of the Compulsory Purchase Order demonstrates the support and strong momentum behind the project.
With approval from the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, it is another stage of success for the £21million scheme. Bradford Council will move into the next phase of the transformation, looking to create a bespoke new building on Darley Street that will boast an exciting sustainable market and new public square.Read More
We are open Good Friday and Saturday, Normal Times across all our markets and closed on Bank Holiday.
You can find all our Christmas Opening Times for our indoor markets below. This year, our markets will be open on Sundays and extended normal weekday hours. Read More
You may have already seen the new dedicated events space that we have created in the middle of the market, it’s now complete and ready in time for our Christmas programme! We intend the space to be used for various promotional events, ‘pop up’ test trading, product launches or general awareness/fundraising campaigns throughout the year.
The Council have been working with local bus company TLC to make it easier for people to get to the Oastler Market. A new shuttle bus service is being launched that will run between the Interchange and the Oastler Market at the top of town. An initiative welcomed both by traders and shoppers, should see an increase in footfall in both city centre markets. Read More