about us

Covent Garden Market Authority

NABMA Best Wholesale Market 2014 - New Covent Garden Market

Who we are

Covent Garden Market Authority (CGMA) is the team that manages New Covent Garden Market.

A statutory body, set up by Acts of Parliament in 1961, CGMA owns and is responsible for the operation of the Market and is accountable to the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra).

What we do

In addition to leasing warehouse and office premises, CGMA supplies all the necessary facility services to the Market community including cleaning and waste disposal, energy supply, site security, traffic control and the maintenance of buildings, plant and equipment.

How to contact us

We are based at New Covent Garden Market and our office hours are Monday to Friday, 8am to 4pm.

Tel: 020 7720 2211
Email: hello@cgma.co.uk
Address: Covent House, New Covent Garden Market, London, SW8 5NX


As well as providing the physical infrastructure for its tenants, CGMA is dedicated to supporting and promoting the businesses on site. This includes marketing and promotion, business support and development as well as environmental, community and health initiatives.

To learn more about our business support and community initiatives, please download our Towards The Garden booklet here ›