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Welcome to Preston Market Hall

Fresh and Fruity trader putting vegetables into a bag

Where fresh food, local produce and the warmest of welcomes are guaranteed.

Located under the impressive 1875 Victorian market canopy, the modern timber-clad glass walled building provides a bright and airy space with a great mix of stalls selling a wide choice of quality, fresh, local produce such as meats, fish, dairy, fruit and veg. There are also a number of independent shops providing an eclectic range of items, alongside inviting bars and cafés offering a host of appetising hot food options to eat in or take away. 

Combine this fresh new layout with the long history and traditions of Preston Markets, plus a friendly northern atmosphere, and you're left with a truly unique shopping experience which delivers a fresh take on your typical market set up. 

Pre-order your Christmas hampers

Whatever your traditional Christmas dinner involves, contact our traders directly and pre-order a range of locally sourced produce. Whether you're after meat, fruit and vegetables or cheeses, we have it covered. For details see our festive food shopping a Preston Markets blog.

Opening hours 

Christmas opening hours

In addition to the normal opening hours, Market Hall will also be open on Sunday 17 and 24 December (10am - 4pm).

Normal opening hours

  • Monday to Saturday - 8am - 5pm 

Note: for individual trader opening hours see discover our traders.

Discover our traders 

Our traders are at the heart and soul of Preston Market Hall. With a wide mix stalls, bars and cafes, there's a lot of exceptional shopping, food and drink packed into this contemporary space with just as much personality. 

Discover our traders

Wallace and Gromit Sculpture

To celebrate the success of Preston-born Nick Park, and the iconic duo he created, a bronze Wallace and Gromit Sculpture featuring the famous characters can be found standing pride of place outside the entrance to Market Hall.

Make sure to snap a selfie when visiting!


Preston Markets host a variety of events throughout the year. For upcoming market events, make sure to keep checking our events calendar.

Christmas events

To find out what other festive events are taking place this season see Christmas events at Preston Markets.

#PrestonMarkets - Share your experiences

When you visit Preston Markets, share your experience with us using #PrestonMarkets. Whether it's an interesting buy, yummy foodie picture, or a selfie on the bench, we want to see them all!

Interested in trading? 

We have a limited number of stalls available in the Market Hall. For more details see trader opportunities

Map address for Preston Markets

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