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Greenwich Market

One of Britain’s oldest markets, Greenwich Market is surrounded by a slew of iconic structures, including Canary Wharf, the Cutty Sark, the National Maritime Museum, Old Royal Observatory and the Royal Naval College.

It was established in 1737, and granted a Royal Charter in 1849. Above its columned entrance, underneath the site of a former music hall, is inscribed the motto: ‘A false balance is abomination to the Lord but a just weight is his delight’. The sign dates back to 1837, when it was a busy fruit and vegetable market.

Now, more than 120 stalls and speciality shops provide arguably London’s best selection of arts, crafts, collectables and antiques.



Photo: Michael Fake

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A little gem! A great place for a Sunday rummage. It houses the spirit of the town past, present, and future, and is much loved by residents and tourists alike.

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My nomination is the garden shed.

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