Hyde Market Hall back open in phased approach

HYDE Market Hall is now back open as part of a wider phased approach to reopening trading.

The indoor market reopened on Monday, June 1 to essential businesses, ahead of a full re-opening to non-essential businesses on Monday 15 June.

The market temporarily closed on 27 March in response to Covid-19 restrictions. However, with the easing of restrictions, markets staff have been working with businesses to plan for a phased reopening so they can safely trade.

The indoor market has revised opening hours of 9am-4pm, Monday to Saturday and controlled social distancing measures including restricted and controlled access, clear signage and floor markers. Hand sanitizing stations have been installed and additional social distancing champions will also be on hand to help ensure guidelines are adhered to.

Ashton Market Hall, which has remained open throughout the pandemic for essential businesses, is open Monday to Saturday 9am-4pm. It will fully reopen for essential and non essential businesses from 15 June.

Both Ashton and Hyde Outdoor Market will reopen on selected days week beginning 15 June.

A Tameside Council spokesperson said: “Thanks to shoppers for your fantastic support of local traders. Please help support our markets by shopping responsibly, adhering to the social distancing guidelines and keeping yourselves and others safe.”

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