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New website launched for Preston Markets

19 August 2022

This week has welcomed the launch of the new Preston Markets website providing a showcase for Preston Markets and offering all the information a visitor needs.

Find out about current traders, follow the blog to catch up on all the latest news and updates and keep an eye on the events calendar to see what's on throughout the year. There's even a history section for those interested in discovering about the markets long established past.

Visiting Preston Markets

Sitting proudly in the Harris Quarter, Preston's cultural heart, and a few minutes walk from the Harris Museum Art Gallery and Library and Preston Bus Station, you will find Preston Markets.

Quality fresh food

If you're after fresh quality local grown food, Preston Market Hall is the place to visit. Located under the impressive 1875 Victorian market canopy, the inviting contemporary building offers a one stop location for fresh, local produce supplied daily by an array of established independent traders.

From the highest quality locally sourced meats and a fine assortment of fresh fish to a great selection of local and continental cheese and a wide variety of fruit and vegetables, you can be sure to find everything you need and more.

Unique Independent shops

Preston Markets offers an interesting mix of independent traders at both Preston Market Hall and Preston Box Markets. From vintage bric-a-brac and personalised hair accessories to footwear staples and locally brewed ales, you will be sure to find an eclectic range of unique and one off items.

Preston's Outdoor Market (including the second hand market) is also full of independent vendors with all kinds of treasures to rummage through. Pick up old records, books, homeware, and more. The market is a great place to browse for unique items, thanks to its ever-changing stock from its traders.

Delicious eat in and food to go options

With a host of tasty eats at Preston Market Hall, you'll be spoilt for choice when it comes to deciding where to go. If edgy street food is your thing, then Tipsy Chef won't disappoint. Offering an appetising modern breakfast and lunchtime menu and rave reviews from customers, you can be sure it will be a win. Or, if you prefer Indian street food, then head over to Chacha's for fresh flavourful eastern tastes. For those after a more traditional meal, why not stop by Redmens - a local go to for a quick lunch or something to take home for tea. If you fancy a chilled contemporary cafe setting, then look no further than Cherry Pie or for watching the world go by, try Aunt Dolly's.

Or, if you stop by at the Box Market make sure to pay Jonah's a visit. Sit in or take away, Jonah's serves artisan coffee that combines flavour with the caffeine boost you crave. The box cafĂ© also serves breakfast, cakes, snacks, and thirst-quenching drinks.

Cosy craft beer corner

Once you're done shopping and full from one of Preston Markets amazing cafes and food to go stalls, before heading off make sure to drop by The Orchard craft beer bar - a hidden gem waiting to be discovered. With knowledgeable friendly staff and outdoor seating for warm sunny days, it makes the ideal place sit back, relax and socialise over their excellent selection of craft beer, wines, prosecco, cider and spirits. 

Exciting mix of events 

Keep up to date with what's on and when at Preston Markets. From seasonal staples to monthly regulars, such as the Masa Record Fair, you can be sure to find a good mix of exciting events across the calendar year.

To find out about current approaching events visit Preston Markets - events.

Surrounding shopping scene

Why not combine a visit to Preston Markets with Preston City Centre's wider retail offer. With a mix of national retailers and independent shops and boutiques, the city makes a great shopping destination. 

For more information on our retail offer see our shopping section.

Map address for Preston Markets

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