Dudley is a thriving market town with a strong tradition of market shopping. Its open-air market dates back to the 12th century and from the outset, was located in the heart of the town.
Once owned by the Lord of Dudley, the market which has recently undergone a complete rebuild as part of a 6.7m refurbishment of the town centre, is now operated by Dudley Market Traders Ltd (a company formed of market traders) on behalf of Dudley Council. The council is committed to retaining the historic roots of the Market and ensuring its success for many years to come.
Traders come from far and wide and goods offered for sale are many and various ranging from DVDs and Playstation games to fruit and vegetables; from ladies lingerie to fashionable sports wear. Dudley Council is keen to maintain the widest possible range of goods and produce.
Dudley Market is open Monday to Saturday every week and provides a traditional, local and vibrant shopping service to members of the local community.
The Market Manager is on duty Monday till Saturday and can be contacted using the details below.
Public toilets with disabled facilities are located in Castle St, a short distance from the market.
Report a problem
If you have any comment or complaint regarding the cleanliness of the market or the service we provide, please let us know using the online Street Cleansing Report Form .
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