A street market which has been operating for over 600 years has reopened more than two months after closing in the wake of the coronavirus crisis.

Traders at the Saturday market in Lymington, Hampshire, last sold their wares on March 21.

Social distancing guidelines are in place in and around the market Credit: PA
A sign notifying parking restrictions at the Saturday street market in Lymington, Hampshire, which has been operating for over 600 years, and is set to re-open more than two months after closing in the wake of the Coronavirus crisis. Credit: PA

Lymington and Pennington Town Council, which runs the market, gave them the go-ahead to set up stalls again on Saturday.

Fewer stalls than usual were open, while customers were urged to stay apart when queuing and to sanitize their hands.

The market will now operate with fewer stalls Credit: PA
Hand sanitize stations are placed around the market Credit: PA