A Trinidad and Tobago inspired food stall on Lower Marsh Market
Why did you decide to start a street food business? I love feeding people and wanted to take that passion a step further. Having a market stall is such a great way to be flexible and diverse in your cooking and working in a market has a buzz like nothing else. What’s the best thing about being a market trader? Interacting with all kinds of people! There is always...
LMM Market
Join the Lower Marsh Market team and help grow one of London's best-loved markets
We are looking for an enthusiastic, reliable, flexible, hardworking person to join a small team dedicated to the daily running, development and growth of Lower Marsh Market. The role involves a significant amount of physical work outdoors, and organisational skills and the ability to engage with a diverse group of traders, shop keepers and members of...
Newdlez & Co (the pad thai stall) tell us about the history of the business and what they love about Waterloo
We caught up with Newdlez & Co, Lower Marsh Market’s favourite Pad Thai stall to find out a bit more about their offer and market life on Lower Marsh. What inspired you to set up the stall? Selling Thai food had always been an idea we had in mind, but the discovery of a note in a shop actually opened up the...
Christian Aid
Local charity, Christian Aid raises money for refugees on Lower Marsh on 15th December
Christian Aid, whose headquarters are situated on Lower Marsh, will be running a stall for one day only on 15th December to raise money for their Christmas Appeal. Christian Aid are a global development charity who are asking people to help us ‘LIGHT THE WAY’ this Christmas for refugees escaping the darkness of violence and conflict....
Love London Awards
We're delighted to have come in first place in the shopping category for Waterloo & Southwark
On Monday evening Lower Marsh Market won first place in the Waterloo & Southwark 'shopping' category at the TimeOut Love London Awards, at the Bloomsbury Hotel. With tough competition we are delighted to have been awarded this title for the second year running. Lower Marsh Market has grown and developed in 2016 with dozens of...
Cut Flowers
Business owners, residents local Councillors and WeAreWaterloo join forces for the Great British High Street Awards
WeAreWaterloo met with the judges of the Great British High Street Competition today. The judges, Directors from Boots and the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG), will decide whether Lower Marsh and The Cut win the London category of the competition, which comes with £10,000 prize money to...
Robert Bowen Tees
Innovative and unique men's clothing
We caught up with Lower Marsh Market trader Robert Bowen, who sells his own unique brand of men's apparel, as well as bags, mobile phone covers and accessories.  What’s the best thing about being a market trader? Working with people in the same field and being able to showcase my creative project. I love getting honest feedback from the public... and also selling and making a profit...
Unique, ethical woollen products, handmade in Portugal
Why did you decide to start a market business? It allows us to have an affordable retail business in a vibrant and upcoming area of London. What is the best thing about being a market trader? Our merchandise is just one step away from potential customers, they do not have to feel they are making a commitment by walking through a shop door! ...and the worst? The cold...
Lower Marsh
Two Waterloo streets have today been named as among the country’s best high streets by being shortlisted in the third annual Great British High Street competition. Lower Marsh...
We catch up with RaviOllie on Lower Marsh ahead of National Pasta Month
RaviOllie is a burgeoning pasta businesses set up by the entrepreneurial Oliver Greenhalgh who set up as a market trader to give him the opportunity to test out his home-made ravioli on the public. Ahead of National Pasta Month we caught up with Ollie to ask him a few questions and find out more about the tricks of his trade. What’s the best thing...
The market's resident mollusc experts provide bespoke oyster bars for all events
Name of the business: The Oystermen Trading days and times: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 12pm-2.30pm Why did you decide to start a market business? We have been working with Oysters, fish and shellfish in restaurants all of our lives, and we love them! Nothing gives us more pleasure than shucking and chatting, and a market stall is the perfect...
mr skates
Find out more about Mr & Mrs Skates, who trade every week at the Saturday Flea Market on Lower Marsh.
Name of the business: Mr & Mrs Skates   Why did you decide to set up a market business? We have always been into vintage. I seek out clothes and accessories and Johnny is a record collector and DJ. We previously did boot sales. Johhnny say Lower Marsh Market in passing and enquired about a stall. We have since...
bermondsey hive
Dale Gibson, an urban beekeeper, will be at this month's Make, Do, and Mend Yourself workshop. Here we find out more about the apiary on Bermondsey Street.
Tell us a bit about Bermondsey Street Bees. First and foremost, we keep healthy, happy bees. We are advocates of the Slow Food movement and are active proponents of sustainable beekeeping in London. Commercially, we specialise in providing exceptional honey for chefs and...
Win a week's worth of lunch vouchers, redeemable at any of our food stalls!
Lower Marsh Market offers a tantalising choice of different foods from around the world every day of the week. With falafel, ravioli, curry, meats and much more, there's something for everyone at Lower Marsh. To win a week's worth of lunch vouchers, take the Lower Marsh Lunch Challenge. How does it work? Simply take a selfie every time you...
We talk to the couple behind The Sausage to find out more about one of Lower Marsh Market's most memorable stalls
Name of business: The Sausage When do you trade on Lower Marsh Market? Wednesday to Friday 10am-2pm Why did you decide to start a market business? There are countless reasons, here are a few in no particular order a) Working for your own sake, being your own boss, it is all up to you what should be altered,...