Smithfield Market
Tenants’ Association
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Smithfield Market Apprenticeship Scheme

Start You career in Butchery today. Working in the heart of London in largest wholesale meat market in UK. Employment available for 20 persons as Butchery Apprentices. Ideal candidates 18+. All skills and training provided free of charge. Shifts starts from 2am-8am Monday to Friday. Salary approx. £240 per week within 3 months of starting. Opportunities for 5 sales person and 16 cutters. If you want to be part of a team and enjoy your work call for more information 020 7332 1212

Update at 4 September 2015 – the scheme is not currently accepting any new applicants. This item will be updated as and when new places become available. If you would like to be considered in the future, please email your details to


MONDAY to FRIDAY mornings from

Midnight to 7am

Closed on Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays

Christmas Opening 

The Market will be closed on  24, 25, 26, 30, 31 December and 1 January.

Closure of Poultry Market

As part of an agreement with our landlords, the City of London, to relocate the Market to Barking and Dagenham, the traders left the Poultry Market building at the end of August this year.  The building will become part of the new Museum of London.  Smithfield Market contimues to trade from the two remaining Victorian buildings and will continue to do so until at least 2028.

We know our meat!