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Lord Mayor’s Big Curry Lunch 2024

On Thursday 18th April 2024 the New Spitalfields Market tenants supported the Lord Mayors Big  Curry lunch event at Guildhall in the City of London for yet another year, donating produce for sale to the guests who attended the  lunch.  The charitable event is held each year with the support [...]

City Harvest/New Spitalfields Market

City Harvest, is a London based charity, and has a base at New Spitalfields Market. On a daily basis it works to collect any fresh produce that can be redistributed to those in need. Phil, and his colleagues from City Harvest, have a great working relationship with many of [...]

Fresh Awards – Friday 29th September 2023

On Friday evening 29th September 2023 the market supported the Fresh Awards ceremony at the Grosvenor House Hotel in Park Lane, London.  The event is an annual celebration of all aspects of the fresh produce industry, and is organised by the Fresh Produce Consortium.  As always the evening was [...]

Lord Mayor’s visit to New Spitalfields Market 2023

New Spitalfields Market tenants were pleased to host a visit by the Lord Mayor of the City of London, Alderman Nicholas Lyons, and his Civic party on Tuesday 18th July 2023.  it is an annual event, and as always the tenants were pleased to welcome the group and to discuss their [...]

Peter Thomas receives Master’s Medal

Peter Thomas, boss of Prescott Thomas Ltd at New Spitalfields Market, was the recipient of the prestigious Master’s Medal at the Worshipful Company of Fruiterers’ first virtual banquet on March 17th. The award is presented at the discretion of the Master of this industry’s Livery Company in recognition of a [...]

Advice to general public wishing to use the market

We remain vigilant and committed to our stance that the health and safety of all market users is paramount. New Spitalfields is a public access market and as such, the general public are able to enter the site. Covid – We are still very mindful of the need to keep [...]

Ukraine Appeal

Tenants this week very generously donated to the Red Cross in support of the current situation in Ukraine. Over  £14,000 was raised through local collections and donations carried out over two early mornings in the market pavilion and staff from the Market Authority, along with the Tenants Association team, were [...]

Updated conditions of entry to New Spitalfields

We receive regular requests for information regarding the conditions of entry to our market and there have been a few changes in recent times. To follow are the most up-to-date details from the landlord.   New Spitalfields Market is open to wholesale trade between the hours of midnight and 11am Monday [...]

Masking around the Christmas tree!

The masks mean this is certainly a picture that we’ll be able to put a date on in years to come! After a, let’s say "unforgettable" year, the Mayor of Waltham Forest Councillor Chris Robbins CBE came to turn on the Christmas tree lights at New Spitalfields Market this morning [...]

Exit and Entry to New Spitalfields Market

To follow is the Corporation of London’s latest update on entry and exit information, including charges, payment options and other requirements. Please contact the landlord for further information, using the contact details at the bottom of this page.   New Spitalfields Market is open to wholesale trade between the hours [...]

Tenants say virus response has highlighted value of wholesale

Jan Hutchinson, chief executive of the Spitalfields Tenants Association at New Spitalfields Market, outlines how the market has had its value highlighted during the crisis.   “Several of the New Spitalfields catering suppliers quickly adapted to the sudden and dramatic impact the lockdown had on their customer base and switched [...]

Market tenant helps feed Enfield’s vulnerable

The team at New Spitalfields tenant Ronny Liu’s Cook’s Delight and Sunnyfield Veg have donated a pallet of Oishi Japanese pre-cooked gyoza to the Enfield Caribbean Association, to feed the elderly and vulnerable in Enfield.   Enfield Caribbean Association (ECA) has an average of 60 elderly and vulnerable people who they regularly assist and [...]

Tenants dig deep to help food redistribution effort

Several charities and charitable organisations, including Free Serve, City Harvest and Fuel Our Frontline, have benefited from the generosity of New Spitalfields Market tenants in the last few days. In excess of 27 tonnes of fresh fruit and vegetables were donated by tenants of New Spitalfields as part of a collective [...]

Get involved and help Fuel Our Frontline

With the NHS under pressure like never before and its huge numbers of staff working long hours as the country fights to combat coronavirus, campaign group Fuel Our Frontline has been set up by barrister Michael Polak to provide food packages and co-ordinate the provision of food to the frontline.   NHS frontline [...]

How can you help City Harvest address the Covid-19 challenge?

Food redistribution charity City Harvest, which is based in Acton but also runs a facility out of New Spitalfields Market, has been inundated with food products to distribute to charities across locked down London. The nutritional challenge created by the coronavirus pandemic is causing a wider set of societal problems [...]

Exit charges live on February 4

The new barrier will be in place next week and from February 4, 2020, transport companies, suppliers, customers and visitors to New Spitalfields Market will be required to pay an exit charge prior to leaving the site. The charges, as outlined in communications by the market’s landlord the Corporation of [...]

Market fruit and veg supports City market for Red Cross

New Spitalfields Market tenants provided the fresh fruit and vegetables that greeted the throngs of visitors to the Guildhall Christmas Market on November 26.   The magnificent display was the focal point of the Worshipful Company of Fruiterers presence at the event that raises money to support the excellent and [...]

NABMA recognises global standing of London markets

To mark the 100th anniversary of the
National Association of British Market Authorities
(NABMA), the City of London Corporation
(CoLC) hosted a seminar
‘Wholesale Markets: Past, Present and Future’ at Livery Hall, Guildhall, on November 20.   Both organisations invited a mixture of public and private sector people with a vested interested in wholesale [...]

Charity highlights work with fresh produce in London

Alexandra Rose will be hosting a fundraising event at the Hello Fresh offices in Old Street next week.   Alexandra Rose supports more than 1,200 families a month to access fresh fruit and veg from around 25 different market traders across London. Last year, traders redeemed more than £180,000 of [...]

Market gives Lord Mayor a (fork)lift

As many of you will have read last week, the Corporation of London has announced its preference for the proposed relocation of New Spitalfields, Billingsgate and Smithfield markets to Barking. Paul Walker, chairman of the Spitalfields Market Tenants Association, gave his response on behalf of the market’s tenants in an article on [...]