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Markets fully reopen as non-essential restrictions lifted

Our markets will re-open fully from Monday 12 April following the easing of government restrictions.

Non-essential stalls will be able to trade in Sandwell's indoor and outdoor markets.
Please note, a Covid19 risk assessment will be required in order to trade.

  • New Market Hall, Kings Square, West Brom – Re-opens to non-essential traders on Monday 12 April.  Open Monday to Saturday, 9am-5pm (Tuesday 9am-4pm)
  • Oldbury Market, Town Square –  Re-opens to non-essential traders on Monday 12 April. Open Monday to Saturday.
  • Wednesbury Market, off Union Street – Re-opens to non-essential traders on Tuesday 13 April. Open Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
  • Great Bridge Market, Town Centre car park - Re-opens to non-essential traders on Wednesday 14 April. Open Wednesday and Saturday

All shoppers are reminded to follow government rules and ensure they wear face coverings when required and keep at least 2 metres apart from anyone they don't live with.

Gerry Ritchie, Sandwell Council's markets manager, said:

"We have measures in place to keep both our traders and customers safe in our markets and we ask everyone to stick to the one way systems we have in place and to wear face coverings when shopping."

"We want to remind shoppers they must maintain social distancing in our shopping areas and shop safely at all times."

If people have any questions they should contact the Markets Office on 0121 553 3074 or email contact_markets@sandwell.gov.uk


Sandwell Council currently operates markets at six separate sites:

Market opening days 

Mondays

  • West Bromwich High Street - Selling bric-a-brac and general goods
  • West Bromwich Indoor Market Hall - Selling general goods and food
  • Oldbury Market (Traders' own stalls)

Tuesdays

  • West Bromwich High Street
  • West Bromwich Indoor Market Hall - general goods and food
  • Wednesbury Market -bric a brac and general goods
  • Oldbury Market - General goods (Traders' own stalls)

Wednesdays

  • West Bromwich High Street
  • West Bromwich Indoor Market Hall - Selling general goods and food
  • Great Bridge Market - General goods (Traders either supply their own stalls or trade under purpose built market canopy)
  • Oldbury Market (Traders' own stalls)

Thursdays

  • West Bromwich High Street
  • West Bromwich Indoor Market Hall - general goods and food
  • Oldbury Market (Traders' own stalls)

Fridays

  • West Bromwich High Street
  • West Bromwich Indoor Market Hall - general goods and food
  • Wednesbury Market - General goods
  • Oldbury Market - General goods (Traders' own stalls)

 Saturdays

  • West Bromwich High Street
  • West Bromwich Indoor Market Hall - general goods and food
  • Wednesbury Market - General goods
  • Great Bridge Market - General goods (Traders either supply their own stalls or trade under purpose built market canopy)
  • Oldbury Market (Traders' own stall)

We also regulate car boot sales and street trading throughout Sandwell.