Lewisham Council - Deptford markets

Deptford markets

Opening hours 

  • Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays 9am–5.30pm

Please note: Deptford High Street is closed to traffic between 6am and 7pm on market days.    

How to get here 

Bus: 47, 53, 177, 225, 453 

London Overground: New Cross, New Cross Gate
Train: Deptford / Deptford Bridge DLR 

Deptford High Street

The market on Deptford High Street sells a wide variety of goods including fresh fish, fruit and vegetables, multi-cultural food, haberdashery, clothing, shoes and fashion items, fabric, curtains and household items. Visitors can also pick up bargains or enjoy lunch at a number of shops and cafe's on Deptford High Street.

Douglas Way 

Douglas Way market is world famous for its bric-a-brac selection of new and second-hand goods. Hidden treasures have been known to be found from vintage record players to antique silverware.    

Want to be a market trader? 

If you would like a market stall at any of the markets in Deptford submit a casual trader application form. If you have any queries contact the markets service.   

Deptford market started as far back as 1872, originally as a market for foreign cattle and sheep which were sold mostly to Smithfield meat market.  

The cattle market closed in 1913 and the market traders were moved into Douglas Way in 1921 to ease traffic congestion. 


Markets Service
Wearside Service Centre
Wearside Road
Se13 7ez
020 8314 2050


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