Browse news and features about Oxford’s Covered Market. Dating back to the 1770s, the Covered Market in the middle of the City is home to several specialist independent traders, each selling their own unique variety of goods and an attraction for locals and visiting tourists.
The traders are taking part in a trial of electric cargo bikes with refrigerated capability for deliveries as preparation for the Zero Emission Zone Pilot in August.
Non-essential shops in Oxford’s Covered Market are set to reopen from Monday 12 April following the further lifting of coronavirus lockdown restrictions in England.
The £2m funding bid to Historic England’s High Street Heritage Action Zone fund could help unlock a multi-million-pound investment to transform Oxford Covered Market.
The final £1.3m investment to complete a long-term refurbishment of the Covered Market roof will secure the structure for around another 60 to 80 years.
The third-generation family-owned gentleman’s outfitters with shops in the City of London specialises in English Heritage Town and Country wear.