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Preston Markets

Stalls and people inside Preston Markets in Preston

Preston's brand new Market Hall is now officially open having undergone an exciting transformation

The glass and timber clad steel structure of the new market hall provides a modern and contemporary shopping experience for customers whilst the Box Market - which will open in the coming weeks - takes inspiration from markets in London offering something a little different not seen anywhere else in the northwest.

Welcoming traders old and new, you can buy traditional food and products from familiar faces and also enjoy new and exciting product lines.

The Outdoor and Secondhand Markets have also been revamped with new paving, tables and umbrellas. Both markets are located under the fantastic 1875 and Fish Market canopies which were restored to their former glories in 2016 as part of the markets transformation.

Preston Market Hall

Offering an abundance of fresh and local quality meat, fish, fruit, vegetables and dairy products as well as a fantastic selection of hot and cold food to eat in or takeaway.

You will also find a selection of goods including hair and beauty products, wigs, bags, jewellery, mobile phone accessories, flowers and gifts.

You can also enjoy breakfast or coffee and cake at one of the cafes. 

If you're after fresh, quality, Lancashire produce, have errands to run or need some gift inspiration, Preston Markets is the place to visit.

Opening times

  • Monday to Saturday: 8am - 6pm
  • Sunday (from 8 April): times to be confirmed
  • Bank Holidays: to be confirmed

Box Market

Located under the Fish Market canopy, the Box Market will open in the coming weeks - this unique shopping space will initially welcome locally brewed ales to takeaway, artisan coffee and pet supplies.

Preston Outdoor Market

Your favourite outdoor traders can be found under the restored 1875 Market Canopy. You'll find a wide selection of goods from clothes, books, fabrics and cards to candles, gifts, plants, pet supplies and more.

Opening times

  • Monday: 9am - 4pm
  • Wednesday: 9am - 4pm
  • Friday: 9am - 4pm
  • Saturday: 9am - 4pm

Secondhand Market

Selling an abundance of goods under the 1875 Market canopy, make sure you get there early to snap up those bargains!

Opening times

  • Tuesday: 8am - 3pm
  • Thursday: 8am - 3pm
  • Saturday: 9am - 4pm

Sunday Market

Preston Markets first Sunday Market takes place under the 1875 Market canopy whilst the Box Market is completed under the Fish Market canopy. Items for sale may include; antiques, vintage,  household, food, crafts, collectibles and furniture. So if you're in the city centre on a Sunday make sure you pay a visit - you never know what you might find!

Tables are £5, to book call or email the Markets office on the contact details below or simply turn up on the morning!

Opening times

  • 8am - 2pm approx

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Stall opportunities

There are still some opportunities available in the new Market Hall and Box Market. You can also book stalls on the Outdoor and Secondhand Markets too. For full details please visit Preston City Council - New Preston Markets Trader Opportunities.

Markets Quarter development

For details on the development of the Markets Quarter visit the Markets Quarter page.

Map address for Preston Markets

Preston Markets, Earl Street, Preston, PR1 2JA.