Visit Us

Planning your visit to Roman Road


Opening times

Market: Roman Road Market is open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10am – 4pm and Saturdays from 10am – 5pm.

Shops: The shops are open throughout the week and for individual opening times please contact shops directly.

Getting here

Tube: The nearest tube stations are Mile End and Bow Road DLR.

Bus: The nearest bus stop is the number 8 which stops just before the western entry of the market. Also buses D6, 339, 425 and 277.

Bikes: Cycle docking stations can be found directly off Roman Road on Hewison Street and Ford Road.

Parking: There are parking controls every day except Sunday. For more information visit the Tower Hamlets Controlled Parking page.

There is a car park with a small number of spaces on the junction with St Stephens Road.

Street markets

Famous Roman Road Market has been operating since 1888. You can enter it from St Stephen’s Road or Parnell Road.

Globe Town Market (sometimes referred to as Roman Square Market) offers a handful of food stalls that operate Monday to Friday from early until 2pm.

Victoria Park Market is a fresh produce and street food market that is held on Sundays in Victoria Park. Enter from Bonner Gate or Gore Road.

Things to do

There are plenty of things to do in the area including a visit to Victoria Park, Fish Island, Queen Elizabeth II Park, as well as one of the best kept Georgian squares in London, Tredegar Square.