Manchester City Council

Councillor Sheila Newman

Our sympathies are with the family and friends of Councillor Sheila Newman, Executive Member for Children’s Services and current Lady Mayoress of Manchester, who passed away on 18 February.

Read our tribute.


Markets New Smithfield Wholesale Market

More information and how to find New Smithfield Market.

New Smithfield Market is the largest wholesale market in the North West of England occupying a 35 acre site just 2.5 miles from Manchester city centre.  

Within easy reach of the M56, M60, M62 motorways and Manchester Airport, our market provides direct access to customers at a local and regional level, whilst providing a superb base for distribution nationally and to mainland Europe.  To find out more about the units available for rent and costs please go to our commercial lettings.

To learn more about the goods sold at the market as well as who trades there, take a look at our list of traders or our fantastic new brochure.

Opening times

New Smithfield Market is generally open to the public and trade Monday to Saturday from 2am to 12.30pm.

Sunday Market & Car Boot opens to traders at 5am (trading spaces are allocated from 6am onwards), and to the public from 7am to 2pm (the last public entry is at 1.30pm)


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