Durham Markets to reopen after COVID-19 forced three month closure

Durham's indoor and outdoor markets are due to reopen next month after coronavirus lockdown forced closure.

The outdoor market is expected to resume on June 13 and its indoor hall is due to open from June 22.

The markets have been closed since March due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Durham Markets' director Colin Wilkes said measures will be in place to help shoppers social distance in a bid to stop the virus from spreading.

  • Durham's outdoor markets will reopen from the week beginning June 1, apart from Barnard Castle (from June 10) and Durham City (June 13).

  • Durham Outdoor Market will be open from 9am until 4.30pm (Saturdays).

  • Durham Indoor Market will be open from 9am until 4.30pm.