Royston Town Market
A Brief History of Royston Market
The market town of
Royston was awarded its Charter during the time of Richard I (1189). Icknield
Way, Ermine Street, High Street and King Street marked the original areas of
the market until gradually the buildings in the centre of the streets became
permanent buildings and the market was moved to its current position today on
The market operates on a Wednesday and
Saturday with trading starting at 8am and finishing at approximately 3.30pm.
Royston’s Market Traders
boasts a number of traders who have worked on the market for a considerable
period of time. This longevity speaks volumes for the quality of products on
offer and detailed below are just a number of the stalls that you will find on both
Wednesdays and Saturdays.
St Ives Wholesale Ltd fresh fruit and
vegetables – Royston market
benefits from this reputable and well established fruit and veg stall which
offers a wide variety of quality produce and has operated in Royston for over
20 years now. They will also deliver locally to the general public and local
F.E. Tuckers and Sons Fish Stall – This fishmonger travels all the way from
Great Yarmouth to work on the market and has done so since 1958. They continue
to provide a tremendous variety of fresh fish such as skate, haddock, sea bass,
cod, salmon and plaice along with seasonal shell fish.