The long-established market offers all the best to be found in an open-air traditional marketplace. It is one of the oldest and most popular markets in the North East.
The market is held in a traditional square with the eighteenth century old town hall at its heart.
Traditional market - Every Monday and Saturday 9am to 4pm.
Flea market - Every Friday 9am to 4pm.
The Market Place
South Shields' market is an integral part of the Town's identity, and will get considerable investment as part of the regeneration.
To find out more about the market place improvements, please see