Frequently asked questions

When is Borough Market open?

In December the Market is open every day, including Sundays, until Christmas Eve.

For the rest of the year we are open Monday to Saturday. On Monday and Tuesday, not all of the traders are present, but there is still plenty of choice. The full market is in operation Wednesday to Saturday. Click here to find a list of opening times.

Is Borough Market open on Sundays?

We are open on Sundays in December for our extended Christmas hours. However, normally Borough Market’s trading days are Monday to Saturday. Some of the surrounding restaurants and shops are open on Sundays, but not the Market trading areas.

Where is the nearest Underground / train station?

London Bridge is on the Northern and Jubilee lines of the London Underground and has mainline rail links from many parts of London and the southeast of England 

Can I park at Borough Market?

For a short time only, customer parking is available in Jubilee Place in December 2016 until Christmas Eve. This is to aid customers who wish to pick up bulky items which they are purchasing from the Market, with a maximum stay of 1 hour, free of charge. 

There are numerous alternative car parks within a short walking distance of the Market, including Union Car Parks and Snowsfields NCP.

Is Borough Market in the Congestion Charge zone?

Yes, the Market is in the Congestion Charge zone. For rates and how to pay please refer to the TfL website.

Does Borough Market have public toilets?

Yes, there are toilets in Three Crown Square and the Market Hall, the latter of which topped the category for markets in the Loo of the Year Awards 2016.

Are there disabled facilities?

The Jubilee Place toilets and Market Hall toilets are fully accessible.

Who owns Borough Market?

Borough Market is an independent institution owned by a charitable trust and run by a board of volunteer trustees

How can I become a Borough Market trader?

Borough Market’s traders are selected through a detailed application process. Applicants must show a strong commitment to sustainability, and their products have to pass a rigorous taste test.

Can I smoke at Borough Market?

No, the whole of Borough Market is a smoke-free zone

Are dogs allowed at the Market?

With the exception of guide dogs, dogs are not allowed in the Market.

Where can I get a copy of Market Life magazine?

Our bi-monthly publication is available throughout the Market and from our information office on Three Crown Square. It is also handed out at London Bridge station in the week after publication. Many of the articles are reproduced on this website in an edited form. 

How do I make a complaint?

If you are unhappy with any aspect of the service at Borough Market, you can make a complaint by emailing info@boroughmarket.org.uk. Alternatively you can write to:

Borough Market Public Relations, 8 Southwark Street, London SE1 1TL

Please provide us with full details of your complaint along with your full contact details and preferred method of contact. Anonymous complaints will not be investigated.

We will contact you to confirm receipt, and will aim to provide a full response within 15 days. In the unlikely event that you are unhappy with the response you have received, your complaint will escalated to the managing director, who will aim to respond within 20 working days. If the nature of your complaint means that these timeframes cannot be met, we will always keep you informed by telephone or in writing.

You are open on Monday and Tuesdays as a limited market - what does this mean?

On Mondays and Tuesdays, all of our street food traders are open from 10-5pm with the addition of a selection of produce traders including bakers, cheesemongers and charcuterie sellers.  The focus is on the Green Market area of the Market being open, but a selection of other stands in other areas will often be open too.

Still can’t find the answer you need?

If you haven’t found the information you need here on the website then feel free to get in touch and we’ll do our best to help.