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, centred 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 Saturday – 9am to 3pm

Bank holiday opening

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


At Ridley Road Market we have:

  • Books
  • Candles and accessories
  • Car mats
  • Cards and stationery
  • Carpets and rugs
  • CDs, tapes and videos
  • Childrenswear
  • Coats
  • Cosmetics
  • Craft goods
  • Crockery and pottery
  • Dolls Clothes
  • Electrical Goods
  • Fabric
  • Fancy goods
  • Footwear
  • Handbags and suitcases
  • Hats and gloves
  • 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 at Ridley Road Market

We are looking for new traders to join us on Ridley Road Market.


Email your completed form to: marketsservice@hackney.gov.uk

You can also submit your application by post or hand to:

FAO: Ridley Road team
Markets and Street Trading office
Unit 2B(ii), Kingsland Shopping Centre
Kingsland High Street
E8 2LX

Page updated on: 5 February 2021

Markets Service


Unit 2bii Kingsland Shopping Centre
Kingsland High Street
E8 2LX


Opening times

  • Markets office is open for tel enquiries and walk-in appointments, Mon-Fri 7am to 5pm