Watch: Jacky Whites Market - a Sunderland institution that’s stood the test of time

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It was here for the best part of the twentieth century - and it’s still going today.

Jacky Whites Market has been a fixture in Sunderland since long before the Bridges shopping centre around it was built.

It’s also been there since long before Sunderland was a city - and even decades before it had a home on its current site.

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But if there’s one thing the traders there want you to know about the place, it’s this: Jacky Whites is not merely some piece of history. It’s the beating heart of Sunderland’s city centre today. More than that, it’s a hub for independent traders of all kinds.

Watch as the they tell us in their own words why the market has everything you need for a full shop - from haddock to He-Man toys.

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