A busy day at Castle Market in 1977.
Take a trip back in time to the market - the stalls, the sights, the sounds and loads of bargains in our retro picture gallery. See if you can spot yourself!
Can you remember buying tripe at Castle Market? The market as it looked from the outside in 1997. The market was famed for a vast range of fruit and veg stalls. Can you remember having a coffee and taking a break from shopping in the cafe? The market sold all kinds of fresh produce - everything all under one roof. Market days always saw a rush of bargain hunters. Stocking up on fresh meat in the 1980s. Traders at Castle Market in 2004. Replenishing the stock at Smith and Tissington's stall in 2004. Many shoppers will recall having a cuppa in Sharon's Cafe in Castle Market. A sorry sight as the market awaits demolition. The fruit and veg market in 2006. Can you remember using the weighing scales to get weighed? The stalls are empty as the market awaits demolition. Only the memories remain as the stalls lay empty. A quiet day at the market in the early 1980s. If you couldn't find it in Castle Market, you couldn't find it anywhere! Remember picking up fish from Anthony Andrews' stall? The popular stairwell awaits demolition after the market's closure. A second hand book stall. Looking towards the 'new' Castle Market following its opening in the late 1960s. In its later days, the 60s architecture dated badly. An eerie feel before the bulldozers moved in. Plenty of business at Bingham and Browne's. Looking for a bargain at the fish stall. The fruit and veg stalls are empty and forlorn as the market awaits its final fate. Remember browsing here for the latest Wrangler and Levi denims? In its later years, the market became tired and rundown. A popular stall for many youngsters back in the day! The ornate designs outside the market remain. Traders were well known to their customers - and people flocked to their favourite stalls on a regular basis. In the 1970s and 80s, the market was jam packed on market days. Can you remember Keith Stokes' fruit and veg stall? In search of Sunday dinner in the meat market. The outdoor market stalls at Castle Market The entrance to the Castle Market. Can you remember when the market was this busy? A familiar name in the fruit and veg market for many years. The market as it looked in 1968 A well stocked butcher's stall in 1972.