Ridley Road Market

Ridley Road has been home to this market in the heart of Dalston since the end of 1880s having started with about 20 stalls it now playing an important part in Hackney's history and heritage with over 150 stalls offering a diverse range of quality goods at very competitive prices.

Opposite Dalston Kingsland Train Station and beside Kingsland Shopping Centre, Ridley Road Market is one of the most vibrant in East London, offering a unique combination of international flavours from around the world. With the fusion of Afro-Caribbean, Asian and European goods, there is something there for everyone.

Visitors to Ridley Road Market, centered in Dalston town centre, are greeted with a warm and pleasant atmosphere, the energetic sound of reggae music and the natural blend of cultures. Apart from serving fruit and vegetables to generations of families, the market also offers a wide range of household goods.


Ridley Road, London, E8 2NP. Opposite Dalston Kingsland train station off Kingsland High Street / A10.

Public transport

Nearest stations: Dalston Kingsland or Dalston Junction Overground stations.

Buses: Dalston Lane and Kingsland High Street.

30, 38, 56, 67, 76, 149, 236, 242, 243 and 277.

Opening times

  • Monday to Thursday - 9.30am to 5pm
  • Friday and Saturday - 9am to 6pm
  • week before Christmas - 9am to 6pm every day

Bank holiday opening

The market is not open on public/bank holidays except on Good Friday.


At Ridley Road Market we have:

  • Books
  • Candles & accessories
  • Car mats
  • Cards & stationery
  • Carpets & rugs
  • CDs, tapes and videos
  • Childrenswear
  • Coats
  • Cosmetics
  • Craft goods
  • Crockery & pottery
  • Dolls Clothes
  • Electrical Goods
  • Fabric
  • Fancy goods
  • Footwear
  • Goods available:
  • Handbags & suitcases
  • Hats & gloves etc.
  • Hosiery
  • Household linen
  • Jewellery
  • Knitwear
  • Ladieswear
  • Lamps
  • Material
  • Menswear
  • Mobile phones
  • Net curtains
  • Outerwear
  • Pet food
  • Second hand clothing
  • Soft furnishings
  • Tools
  • Toys
  • Underwear
  • Videos
  • Wallpaper
  • Window blinds


Accessible toilets available on Birkbeck Road.

Apply to trade in Hackney's markets

The Council is encouraging more permanent and casual traders at our markets, especially those who trade in confectionery, stationery, cooked hot food, arts and crafts, toiletries, china and footwear. We've made the licence process as easy as possible and our Markets Team are on hand to offer advice and help you find the right pitch.Apply to trade.

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