Ely Market has reopened for business

PUBLISHED: 12:08 11 June 2020 | UPDATED: 12:18 11 June 2020

Ely Markets first day of opening as the coronavirus lockdown measures start to be eased. Image: Ely Markets

Ely Markets first day of opening as the coronavirus lockdown measures start to be eased. Image: Ely Markets

Ely Markets

There may have been rain for most of the morning - but that didn’t stop customers supporting local traders as Ely Market reopened today.

Stalls are offering contactless payments where possible now Ely Markets have reopened. Image: Ely MarketsStalls are offering contactless payments where possible now Ely Markets have reopened. Image: Ely Markets

Eleven traders set up stalls selling a essentials from fruit and veg to home baked goods on the first day of trading since the corornavirus lockdown measures were eased.

Ahead of Thursday’s reopening, the market’s social distancing guidelines were released on social media.

Customers are being asked to keep two metres apart, follow signs displayed at stalls and to leave the market as soon as they’ve completed their shop.

Contactless card payments are also being made available where possible.

Ely Markets released guidelines for shoppers and traders ahead of its first day of trading since lockdown measures were introduced. Image: Ely MarketsEly Markets released guidelines for shoppers and traders ahead of its first day of trading since lockdown measures were introduced. Image: Ely Markets

From Thursday June 11, Ely Market will be open twice a week on Thursdays and Saturdays between 8:30am and 3:30pm.

A post on the Ely Markets Facebook page said: “We need your help to make this go as smoothly as possible.”


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