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Following the recent announcement from the government on COVID-19, Council markets at Wakefield, Castleford, South Elmsall, Pontefract, Normanton and Ossett remain OPEN for traders selling essential items.

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Our current opening hours are:

Castleford Market Hall

Monday 8:30am - 4:30pm

Tuesday 8:30am – 4:30pm

Wednesday 8:30am – 1pm

Thursday 8:30am – 4:30pm

Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm

Saturday 8:30am – 4:30pm

Castleford Outdoor

Monday to Saturday – 8:30am – 4pm

Ossett Outdoor

Tuesdays and Fridays - 8:30am – 4pm

Normanton Market Shop Units

Monday to Saturday - 8:30am – 4pm

Pontefract Market Hall

Monday to Saturday - 8:30am – 4pm

Pontefract Outdoor

Monday to Saturday -  8:30am – 4pm

South Elmsall Market

Tuesdays, Friday and Saturday – 8:30am – 4pm

We ask that if you are visiting the markets please follow our social distancing rules:

  • If you have any symptoms of Coronvirus (COVID-19) do not enter the market

  • Use the hand sanitiser station provided

  • Keep a two metre distance between yourself and others at all times

  • Follow the one way system - marked out with floor arrows

  • Be alert 

Traders who are unable to trade and need financial support can visit