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Only half a market

Visited the new market today, although it is not yet fully functional with empty stall areas... read more

Reviewed 9 March 2018
PNEPete
,
Leyland, United Kingdom
New. But not a patch on the old market

Although only a year since this new market opened, unfortunately it doesn't hold a candle to the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
dougiegornall
,
Preston, United Kingdom
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8 Mar 2018
“Only half a market”
2 weeks ago
“New. But not a patch on the old market”
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although only a year since this new market opened, unfortunately it doesn't hold a candle to the markets we had in Preston for countless years, badly design and extremely poor utilisation of space, the actual businesses inside the hall do not constitute a market in...More

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Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

I was pleased to see a recent and significant improvement in Preston Market. I used to shop in the old 60s concrete building that had few things to commend it although the stalls were good. The new market is much more airy and that allows...More

Thank Douglas M
Reviewed 20 June 2018

Good place to shop and eat or just stop for a drink, love how you have both the old and the new in one. Easy to get around and very friendly and chatty stall holders.

Thank Latravels23
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Interesting little market, no doubt will be greatly improved when adjacent closed indoor market is gone.

Thank Chris G
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Nice renovation of the old covered market. A Nice mix of stalls both inside and out and also numerous eating places.

Thank IAN O
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Preston council probably visited San Miguel market in Madrid for inspiration first. As the Victorian market has a new trendy makeover with half of the market enclosed by modern glass and wood. This part of the market has a high ratio of cafes to stalls....More

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 24 April 2018

Very poor version of the indoor market. The glass area is cluttered with an odd range of stalls. Too many cafes and not enough choice for butchers and vegetables. Why there is need for wig shops and luggage stalls I don't know. Luckily you can...More

Thank Dougie-Piglet
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

This Victorian market has recently been restored. They have added a very modern glass frontage to most of the original hall. The combination of traditional and modern works very well visually and also is much more practical than the old covered outdoor market space. There...More

Thank LauraDaveJames
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

The market has just been modernised with a large part of it being enclosed. The enclosed area has some really nice stalls, cafes and even a micro-bar. It's definitely worth a visit.

Thank Mossman19
Reviewed 9 March 2018

Visited the new market today, although it is not yet fully functional with empty stall areas currently, I feel it is a bit of a disappointment as it is only half the size of the market area. Would have thought it would be the full...More

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