Billingsgate Market  

 
 
ADDRESS
Trafalgar Way, Tower Hamlets, London E14 5ST
 
 
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Tue to Sat 5am-8.30am | Closed Tue following a Bank Holiday Mon
 

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Billingsgate MarketOriginally a general market for corn, coal, iron, wine, salt, pottery, fish and other goods, Billingsgate is now the only London-based market dedicated to fish. From the sixteenth to the mid-nineteenth century, fish and seafood were sold from stalls and sheds around the 'hythe' or dock at Billingsgate. The Old Billingsgate Market on Lower Thames Street, a listed building designed by Horace Jones, still stands and has been there since 1876. But this modern market overlooking Canary Wharf is where the action happens today. It's open Tuesday to Saturday from 5am to 8.30am with one trader based here on Sundays, John Stockwell Ltd specialising in shellfish (from 6am to 8am). The market is mainly aimed at wholesalers although it is open to the general public and the sight of the working market is worth seeing. In addition to a wide selection of fish and fish products, there are a few traders dealing in poultry, cooking oils, potatoes, trade sundries and specialist restaurant and catering supplies. If you are here to buy there is a half a stone limit when it comes to buying fish (this may vary with individual traders offering mixed boxes). You're best bet is to get there early if you want the catch of the day. Children under 12 not allowed.

 

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Originally a general market for corn, coal, iron, wine, salt, pottery, fish and other goods, Billingsgate is now the only London-based market dedicated to fish. From the sixteenth to the mid-nineteenth century, fish and seafood were sold from stalls and sheds around the 'hythe' or dock at Billingsgate. The Old Billingsgate Market on Lower Thames St... More about this event
 
 

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Canary Wharf Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Canning Town Tube Station
 
21 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Canary Wharf Crossrail Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Canning Town Railway Station
 
21 minutes walk
 
 
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Car Parks

 
City Harbour NCP
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £74  23% off
5 Fairmont Avenue, E14 | 8 minutes from Billingsgate Market
Stylish hotel with a relaxed, boutique atmosphere. Guests enjoy free high-speed WiFi on unlimited devices, spacious rooms and a tranquil spa. Riverside restaurant Scoff and Banter ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £79  33% off
South Quay, E14 | 8 minutes from Billingsgate Market
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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £170  31% off
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Market Square, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 8 minutes from Billingsgate Market
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London > Shopping > Markets
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London > Shopping > Markets
College Approach, SE10 | 34 minutes from Billingsgate Market
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London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
Cabot Place West, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 6 minutes from Billingsgate Market
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London > Shopping >
Bank Street, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 6 minutes from Billingsgate Market
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London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
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London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Crossrail Place Level 2, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 4 minutes from Billingsgate Market
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London > Entertainment > Live Music
Peninsula Square, SE10 | 16 minutes from Billingsgate Market
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London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
Canada Square, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 4 minutes from Billingsgate Market
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London > Attractions > Sights
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West India Quay
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Hertsmere Road, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 7 minutes from Billingsgate Market
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London > Restaurants > Mediterranean restaurants
2 Churchill Place, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 2 minutes from Billingsgate Market
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4th Floor, Canada Place, Canada Square, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 3 minutes from Billingsgate Market
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Chop'd
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
34 North Colonnade, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 3 minutes from Billingsgate Market
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London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 2.1 miles from Billingsgate Market
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The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 2.9 miles from Billingsgate Market
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University of Greenwich
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Maritime Greenwich University Campus, Park Row, SE10 | 31 minutes from Billingsgate Market
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London > Leisure > Activities
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Barry's Bootcamp Canary Wharf
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1 Crossrail Place, Level Minus 2, E14 | 4 minutes from Billingsgate Market
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The Gun
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
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The Narrow
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Wibbley Wobbley
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Greenland Dock, off Rope Street, Southwark, London SE16 | 24 minutes from Billingsgate Market
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G&Tea Lounge, London Marriott West India Quay
London > Nightlife > Bars
22 Hertsmere Road, E14 | 6 minutes from Billingsgate Market
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Davy's Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
31 Fisherman's Walk, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 6 minutes from Billingsgate Market
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Eighteen Sky Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
InterContinental London - The O2, 1 Waterview Drive, Greenwich Peninsula, SE10 | 13 minutes from Billingsgate Market
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Museum of London Docklands
London > Business > Venue Hire
No.1 Warehouse, West India Quay, Hertsmere Road, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 8 minutes from Billingsgate Market
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The O2
London > Business > Venue Hire
Peninsula Square, SE10 | 16 minutes from Billingsgate Market
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Old Royal Naval College
London > Business > Venue Hire
Greenwich Foundation for the Old Royal Naval College, 2, Cutty Sark Gardens, Greenwich, SE10 | 32 minutes from Billingsgate Market
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The Association of Photographers Awards Exhibition
Exhibitions | Until 31st May 2019 

One Canada Square 4 minutes walk from Billingsgate Market

Exhibitions & Art, Photography....More

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Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2019 

Greenwich Peninsula 19 minutes walk from Billingsgate Market

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