1852 Map of Oxford by Joseph Lowry
Covered Market Blog
In April 2013 Oxford City Council appointed an independent specialist market consultant – The Retail Group to work with the Covered Market traders and other stakeholders to define a future vision and strategy for the Covered Market.
The traders in Oxford's Covered Market would like to say a heartfelt thank you to every member of the public!
With the on-going scandal of horse meat in burgers and ready meal products from supermarkets many people are turning to their local butchers for meat. In fact smaller firms are witnessing a surge in demand for locally-sourced food.
The Covered Market will be holding a Carol Service in the main square of the market on the 17th December at 12.30.
The Covered Market is one of the gems of Oxford city centre, but you could easily walk past and not know it was there, as the existing signs are inadequate.
With Christmas now only 52 days away its time to get into the festive spirit! This year the Tenants at The Covered Market have agreed to work alongside JACK FM Oxfordshire to help collect Christmas presents for Oxford Children’s Hospital.
We have over 50 independent stores in the covered market and some of our traders are facing an increase in rent prices resulting in them paying more then 60% of what they do now!
We are proud to announce that we have just been awarded a Certificate of Excellence from Trip Advisor.
Oxford's Covered Market has been around for over two centuries.
The Heritage Lottery project began, as do others, with a simple conversation between two people in a coffee shop in Oxford.

Today's Business

The market barber is a nice friendly salon for men to get their hair cut. Whether it’s a fashion cut, longer scissor cuts, or pattern cut you are after they can cater for your needs.
Oxford Mileways Act of 1771 - this Act was primarily concerned with making the city's main roads" more safe and commodious for traffic"...