Make It York have today announced that the Shambles Market will be closed to all but essential fresh food traders from Tuesday 24th March until further notice. This is to ensure public safety and slow the spread of COVID-19. This move follows updated government policy announced on Monday 23rd March.
Special provision will be made for those traders supplying fresh food, with social distancing measures put in place.
Opening hours are set to be 10am until 5pm and any further updates will be shared on the Shambles Market Facebook and Twitter accounts.
All measures are under continuous review, and Make It York will follow the advice given from local and national government over the coming days.