Bull Ring market stalls ready for return

Birmingham’s Bull Ring markets are set to welcome shoppers back this week as it reopens as coronavirus restrictions ease.

Birmingham Indoor Market
Birmingham Indoor Market

The city's open, indoor and rag markets will operate a controlled entry system from Tuesday – allowing people to follow the social distancing rules.

Floor markings and signage has also been put in place – with traders completing risk assessments to ensure all shoppers are protected.

Separate entrances and exits will also be used for Indoor and Rag Markets, to help with social distancing.

Councillor Ian Ward, leader of Birmingham City Council, said: "We have been working with traders across all three markets to ensure we are all ready to welcome shoppers back to the city's historic Bull Ring Markets.

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"With Birmingham starting to get back to business next week, I urge anyone coming into the city centre, including to the markets, to ensure they maintain social distancing when queuing and shopping.

"We look forward to seeing visitors return to our markets – but please remember to stay safe by staying two metres apart."

All three markets will be open on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. The indoor market is open every day except Sunday, with the open market also trading on Wednesday.

For more information, visit birmingham.gov.uk

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