Basingstoke market

COVID-19 - Due to on-going Coronavirus restrictions please note that some market stall holders may not be trading. These restrictions are also having an impact on the annual event programme, held within the area. Please ensure that you keep to the government guidelines when visiting the market by keeping a safe distance, washing hands and wearing a face mask where possible. Hand sanitiser is provided by the market management team for the public to use.

Poster advertsing that the market is on every Wednesday and Saturday

Markets have been held in Basingstoke since the original market was established by Royal Charter in 1622.

The market is situated in Market Place at the Top of the Town and continues down Wote Street towards Festival Place. Find out the location of the market below:

PDF document Market location map(PDF) [8 Mb]

PDF document Town Centre market site plan(PDF) [7 Mb]

General markets take place on Wednesdays and Saturdays between 9am and 4pm. Stalls currently include fruit and vegetables, meat, eggs, pies and chutney, bread, cakes, fresh fish, Thai, Korean and Japanese food, burgers, plants, ladieswear, menswear, pet food, smoking accessories and e-cigarettes, and mobile phone accessories.

In addition to the traditional Wednesday and Saturday markets, there is an annual events programme at the Top of the Town which has been designed to bring vibrancy and colour to the area.

Due to Coronavirus, events normally held in the area are limited/cancelled. However, please keep reviewing the website for updates on the programme.

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Visit the Top of the Town website for details of what's on in Basingstoke Market.


Parking is available in Castons Yard, Joices Yard, Feathers Yard (electric vehicle parking only) and Central Car Park. Find out where you can park in Basingstoke.

Further information

For the latest information, follow Basingstoke Market on Hughmark's social media pages:

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Contact Hughmark f you would like to trade at the market or you have a general market enquiry or call 0118 945 1799.

Book Market Place for an event on a non-market day.

Contact us

  • Contact us online
  • 01256 844844
  • Civic Offices
    London Road
    RG21 4AH
  • Opening hours
    Monday to Thursday
    8.30am to 5pm
    8.30am to 4.30pm
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