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CHESHIRE

ALSAGER

Markets Manager - 079807 31350

Fairview Car Park

Open: Wednesdays 9am - 3 pm

Established in April 1994, Alsager Market is now run by Town and Country Markets Ltd. every Wednesday from the Fairview car park. It provides 25 pitches for traders bringing their own stalls.

CHELFORD

Chelford Market is one of the most diverse agricultural auction centre’s within the UK, with weekly sales of livestock, horticultural, produce and machinery, which are renowned as being amongst the leading sales in each sector.

The weekly Markets incorporate livestock sales on Monday’s and Thursday’s, horticultural sales on Wednesday’s and every Thursday evening, and large monthly machinery sales, including a weekly sale of garden sundries, lawn mowers, small machinery etc.

CHESTER

Tel: 01244 402340

Indoor market in The Forum Shopping Centre, across from TJ Hughes, and opposite the bus station by the Town Hall.

Open: Six days a week, Monday to Saturday from 8am to 5pm (except for Christmas day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Day and other bank holidays).

Chester Market is as popular today as it ever was, with 100 individual shops and stalls offering a diverse, eclectic mix of trades. Amongst the interesting variety of trades you will find fashion, footwear, health and beauty, fabric, books, sweets music and film, fancy dress, home wear, garden, beautiful hand crafted jewellery and gifts and even a pet store!

CONGLETON

Market Manager 07739 529 225 or 01260 279355.

Open: Tuesday and Saturday 9 am - 4 pm

Car Boot (Bridestones Centre) - Sunday 7 am - 2 pm

Farmers' Market (Bridestones Centre) 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month 9am - 2pm

Under a charter granted to the town in 1272 by Henry de Lacy, Earl of Lincoln, Congleton Market was founded as a weekly market. Nowadays Congleton Market is managed by City Markets and operates every Tuesday and Saturday from the Bridestones Centre. There are 11 indoor stalls and 84 outdoor stalls.

CREWE

Earl Street

Indoor market open Monday to Saturday, closed Tuesday 9am - 4.30pm except Wed -closed from 1pm

Outside Market - Lyceum Square. Crewe indoor/outdoor Monday 9 am - 1 pm, Friday/Saturday 9am - 4pm

Car Boot Market Wednesday 9am - 1pm

Crewe market is a statutory market, established by the Crewe Local Board. It is believed to have been operating since 1848 when a cheese and cattle market was formed in Coppenhall terrace, eventually becoming known as 'Market Square'. The present market hall was built in 1854 and purchased by the Council in 1869.

ELLESMERE PORT

Tel: 0151 357 4067

The main Market is open for business six days a week; Monday, Tuesday; Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 8am to 5pm and Sundays from 10am to 4pm. It's closed on Wednesdays and on Christmas Day, Boxing Day, and New Year’s Day.

Ellesmere Port Market consists of 157 individual shops and stalls offering an eclectic mixture of trades, catering for all tastes and needs. Among the many trades you will find hardware, garden, tailoring, footwear, fashion, health and beauty, electrical supplies, beautiful handcrafted jewellery and pet supplies to name only a few. In addition to all of this there is also a vast array of tasty foods.

Ellesmere Port Market Hall adjoining the main market is the indoor Flea Market area, this area usually consists of about 38 traders dealing in all manner of second hand treasures, it is open every Thursday and Monday, and on Sundays you get the best of both worlds with the ‘Mixed Market’ where traders sell both old and new.

FRODSHAM

High Street, Frodsham

Open: Thursday

KNUTSFORD

Indoor

Open: Tuesday, Friday and Saturday .00am - 4.00pm

Farmers Market (Silk Mill Street) 1st Saturday of each month 08:30am - 1:30pm

While the original markets in Knutsford can be traced back to a Charter issued from King Edward 1 in 1292, the current general retail market in Silk Mill Street was opened in 1950.

LYMM

Tel: 01925 428585

Henley Street Car Park

Open: Thursday 10 am - 4 pm

MACCLESFIELD

Indoor Grosvenor Centre

Open - Monday/Tues/Wed 9 am - 5 pm - Thurs/Fri/Sat - 9 am - 5.30 pm

Macclesfield outdoor market (outside Grosvenor Shopping Centre) (n.b. Flower stall is open Tues - Sat, 9am -4.30pm)

Open - Tuesday / Friday / Saturday 8.30 am-4-00pm

The Indoor Market was established in Macclesfield within the Grosvenor Shopping Centre in August 1970. At that time, long established traders on the traditional outdoor market were given the first opportunity of having stalls at the new location. Today, almost forty years later, the fifty stalls within the Indoor Market Hall provide a vibrant shopping opportunity from 9am six days per week, complemented by a further twenty five stalls at the Outdoor Market held in the surrounding streets on Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays.

MIDDLEWICH

Markets Manager on 079807 31350

Southway Car Park

Open: Tuesdays - 9 am - 3 pm

Established in June 1985, Middlewich Market is run every Tuesday on Southway Car Park. It provides up to fifteen pitches for traders who bring their own stalls.

NANTWICH

Market Manager on 07973 742066.

Nantwich Market Hall and adjacent car park, Churchyardside

Open: Tues: 9am to 1pm Thur: 9am to 3 pm Sat: 9am to 4 pm

Monthly Farmers Market - Last Saturday of each month (held second to last Saturday in December) 9am - 2pm

It is believed that a market existed in Nantwich as early as the eleventh century. The present market hall was built in 1867 with market trading taking place from both the hall and an outdoor market.

NESTON

Tel: 0151 357 4067

Open: 8:30am and 3pm every Friday (except for Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Day and other bank holidays).

Neston Friday market is one of the most popular and well loved weekly events in Cheshire West and Chester and attracts customers from far and wide. With 50 stalls selling an interesting and unique mix of trades it can be assured that all needs and tastes will be catered for. Two men selling vegetables on market stallAmong the trades you will find fashion, pet food, sweets, plants, bedding, cosmetics, stationary, shoes, household goods, lingerie, as well as fresh fruit, vegetables, meat and fish to name but a few.

As well as the Friday market, Neston is also host to a farmers' market which is held on the third Saturday of each month and is always a great success. Open 9 am - 1 pm.

NORTHWICH

Tel: 01606 552383 / 01606 48387

Open: Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays (except for Christmas day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day) between 9am and 4pm.

Northwich has both a spacious retail market hall and a traditional outdoor covered market. Both are as popular as ever, and comprise nearly 60 specialist shops and stalls all offering a vast array of trades catering for all needs and tastes. The diversity of products and services offered makes it a wonderful place to shop and browse whilst also taking advantage of the expertise of dozens of independent traders. Among the wide variety of interesting trades and services you will find; a butcher, menswear, delicatessen, local produce and eggs, cane furniture, hairdresser, mobile phones, make-up, hardware, DVDs, wedding accessories, jewellery, china and household goods, ladies' wear, collectables and much, much more. There is also a convenient little café area where you can rest after a hard day's shopping and enjoy a well deserved tasty snack and drink.

SANDBACH

Markets Manager on 079807 31350

The Commons adjacent to Market Hall

Open: Thursdays & Saturday - 9 am - 3 pm

Outdoor Market EVERY Thursday held on The Commons Trading Times 8.30am – 3.30pm Wide Variety of Products Available.

Sandbach Farmers Market (Sandbach Market Square) 2nd Saturday of each month 9 am - 1.30am

A Royal Charter was granted to the town’s market in 1579 by Queen Elizabeth I. An indoor and outdoor market is now held every Thursday and Saturday on The Commons and in the adjacent Indoor Market Hall. The Farmers Market has live music.

WARRINGTON

Tel: 01925 632571

Indoor Market open Mon - Sat 9 am - 5 pm.

Warrington retail market The award winning Warrington retail market has over 200 stalls and is home to 130 independent businesses, all located under one roof. It is right in the town centre and is one of the largest in the north west. Its mission is to provide local residents and visitors with a range of fantastic products, fresh produce and great services at affordable prices. You'll find everything there from fair trade gifts and crafts, wigs, pet food and fresh food to sewing products, clothes, greetings cards, jewellery and more!

WIDNES

Bradley Way , Widnes, Cheshire , WA8 6UE . Tel 0151 471 7340

Open every day except Tuesdays and Sunday. 9.00am – 5.00pm. Flea Market every Wednesday.

Widnes Market, traditional value in a modern market hall is what awaits the shopper on your visit to Widnes Market. Opened in 1875, the market moved to its current location in 1995, providing modern facilties and more free customer parking than ever. Fresh produce, a wide range of stalls at the heart of Widnes town centre and right on the bus route plus free parking means that you have no excuse not to find the best bargains in the area. From fresh meat, fruit and vegetables to fireplaces, curtains to cups and saucers, you are bound to find a bargain and some fantastic prices

WILMSLOW

Outdoor Bank Square

Open: Friday 9-00am-4-30pm

WINSFORD

Tel: 01606 552383 / 01606 48387

Open: Monday, Thursday and Saturday (except for Christmas day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Day and other bank holidays) between 9am and 4pm.

Winsford market is completely indoors, consists of both shop units and traditional market stalls, and offers an interesting and eclectic mix of trades, ensuring that all tastes and needs are well covered. Among the variety of trades you will find; ladies fashion, locally made sweets, hardware, mobile phones, prams and nursery accessories, bed linen, shoes, children’s wear and toys jewellery, electrical appliances, pet food, underwear, plants, crafts, collectables and many, many more. In addition to this there are some super fruit and vegetable stalls, homemade cakes, a delicatessen selling everything from specialist cheese to sausage, and a lovely café area to sit and relax with a drink and a snack and soak up the authentic, buzzing atmosphere of a traditional and thriving market.

LANCASHIRE

ACCRINGTON MARKET

Tel: Market Superintendent 01254 233816
Market Hall, Blackburn Road

Open: Monday , Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 8.30am to 5.00pm Wednesday 8.30am to 1.30pm

Sunday Car Boot Market

Accrington boasts a seventy-stall, Victorian Market Hall, built in traditional style in 1868 and which has undergone extensive renovation and redecoration. At the rear of the Market Hall is a traditional Open Market of some one hundred and eighty stalls, most of which are housed under two contemporary concrete and glass 'umbrella' roofs.

BACUP OUTDOOR MARKET

Tel: Market Superintendent 01706 873499 on Market Day or 01706 216716
Temple Court, Bacup, Rossendale

Open: Wednesday and Saturday 9.00 am - 4.00 pm
Also Friday Flea Market 9 am - 3 pm

The market at Bacup was established by the Local Board in 1867. In May 1956 the town market was transferred to its present site at Temple Court. The market has a total of 73 stalls. In June 1997 Temple Court site was refurbished in stone and slate with a total of 24 purpose built units and 36 covered stalls providing a wealth of produce to suit every taste.

BLACKPOOL MARKETS

Abingdon Street Market
Tel: 01253 291874

Open: all year round Mon-Sat 9.00 am - 5.30 pm, Sundays during illuminations 10.00 am - 4.00 pm

Bonney Street Market
Tel: 01253 627743 or 07766255410

Open: weekends from March-May, Open seven days a week from May Bank Holiday through to the end of the illuminations

Bonny Street Market is the largest open air market in Blackpool. It is situated right in the heart of the town's tourist area less than 100 yards from the promenade. With the Market being so close to the Town Centre, there is ample car parking. The market sells a variety of goods, within its 75 stalls.

New Market

35 Waterloo Road, Blackpool
Tel: 01253 341057

Victoria Centre

25 Waterloo Road, Blackpool
Tel: 01253 406703

Open: Seven days a week all year round 9.00 am - 5.30 pm approximately.

BLACKBURN MARKET

Tel: 01254 669258

Open: Monday to Saturday 9.00 am - 5.30 pm

Those with eye for a bargain will find plenty of opportunity to spot value for money at Blackburn Market. There is a fabulous mixture of fresh food food stalls selling meat, fish and game. Alongside is a new eating area with shared seating so customers can choose. Fashion, health & beauty, cards and gifts, plus speciality stalls selling latest household goods and technology – its all there.

BURNLEY MARKET

Tel: 01282 477188
Market Square, Burnley

Open: Market Hall Monday-Saturday 9.00 am – 5.00 pm (Tues 10 am - 3 pm)
Open market Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 9 am - 4 pm

The market hall is a large, spacious, modern building creating a bright, light, airy environment for its 119 stalls which, since its completion, has proved extremely popular with shoppers. Adjacent to the market hall is the popular traditional open general retail market boasting 144 stalls retailing just about everything you could possibly imagine. This together with the market hall provides the opportunity for shoppers to browse over 263 stalls and all under one roof.

CHORLEY MARKET

Tel:01257 515151.
"Flat Iron", Union Street, Covered Market, Market Place

Open: "Flat Iron"Market Tuesday 9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Covered Market Tuesday, Thursday (Craft) Friday and Saturday 9.00 am – 5 pm
Collectors Market Monday 9.00 am – 5.00 pm

Covered Market days (9am-4.30pm)
Monday - Flea Market and collectables
Tuesday - New goods and food cabins
Wednesday - closed
Thursday - craft, new goods and food cabins
Friday - new goods and food cabins
Saturday^- new goods and food cabins

Full Flat Iron outdoor market held every Tuesday in addition to the Covered Market

Food and craft market in Fazakerley Street every second Saturday, in addition to Covered Market

Chorley is famous for its markets, which date back to 1498 - the most popular market day in the Lancashire town is Tuesday! These days the borough is proud of the tradition but the market has moved on - there's a cash point on site and the range of goods mirrors the popular lines of the High Street. Food and local fresh produce is one of the major strengths. There are two main areas which make up Chorley Markets - the famous Flat Iron (sometimes known locally as the 'Cattle Market') and Chorley Covered Market, which makes up the heart of the town with static lock up stalls as well as casual availability.

CLITHEROE MARKET

Tel: Market Superintendent 01200 443012 on market days
Station Road, Clitheroe

Open: Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday 9.00 am – 4.00 pm
Flea Market Friday 9.00 am – 4.30 pm

Clitheroe's friendly and well established market dates back to the Norman Conquest and can be found in the town centre. The market was rebuilt in 1995 and now provides a modern, high quality and thriving institution and is highly recommended to the discerning shopper in search of good quality and down to earth prices. Clitheroe is set in the rural Ribble Valley - an area of outstanding natural beauty. The town boasts ample provision of cafes, restaurants and shopping facilities with plentiful car parking being readily available.

COLNE OUTDOOR AND INDOOR MARKETS

Tel: 01282 661240
(Adjacent to each other in Market Street)

Open: Monday to Saturday 9.00am - 5.00pm. (Tuesday - shops to the front open but restricted opening within the Market Hall).
Open market Wednesdays and Saturdays. Open 9:00am - Closes PM when business slows down.

Colne's friendly and well established market has plenty to offer the shopper in search of good quality and down to earth prices. There are a wide variety of fruit 'n' veg stalls and a lot more besides. There is fresh fish and other seafood while the 'good health' stall stocks just about everything the health-conscious shopper will need.

DARWEN MARKET

Tel: Markets Manager 01254 222173
Croft Street, Darwen
(Between Union Street & Railway Road)

Open: Monday to Saturday from 9.00am til 5.00pm (12.30pm on Tuesdays)

3 Day Market is open every Monday, Friday & Saturday.

Over 130 Stalls under cover. Amazing Choice, Quality and Value. Many Specialist Stalls including: Arts & Crafts, Collectors and Local Delicacies. FREE Parking. Everything for the Home, Family & Fashion. Close to Darwen's Tourist Attractions. Freshest Locally Sourced Produce. Excellent Selection Cafes & Restaurants. All Areas Accessible. Free Wheelchair Loan.

FLEETWOOD MARKET

Tel: 01253 887651

Open: Tues, Thurs, Fri, Sat all year 9 am - 4.30 pm and Bank Holiday Monday

Fleetwood market has been located on its present site since 1804. Today Fleetwood's Traditional Market has over 250 stalls in its three indoor heated halls and large outdoor market selling a wide variety of goods from clothes to food and much much more. With thousands of bargains available, the most famous market in the North West is definitely worth a visit. Fleetwood Market is renowned for its variety of goods, traditional values and friendliness.

GREAT HARWOOD MARKET

Tel: Market Superintendent 01254 233816
Town Hall Square, Blackburn Road

Open: Open Market Every Friday 9.00 am – 3.00 pm

The market held at Great Harwood dates back to the fourteenth century to a charter granted to the Lord of the Manor by Edward III. The small twenty-five stall market is situated on the square at the centre of the town beneath the Mercer Memorial.

HASLINGDEN OUTDOOR MARKET

Tel: Market Superintendent on 01706 215202 on Market Day or 01706 216176
Blackburn Road, Haslingden, Rossendale

Open: Tuesday and Friday 9.00 am – 4.00 pm

Haslingden Market is a small modern market which offers a variety of stalls from specialist fresh fruit & vegetables, cooked meats, cheeses, cards and sweets to petfood and pet products, childrenswear and discount products. Not forgetting our Elvis mad fishmonger!

LANCASTER MARKET

Tel: Market Superintendent 01524 66627
Market Hall, Common Garden Street

Open: Market Hall Monday to Saturday 9 am - 5 pm, except Bank Holidays

Lancaster Indoor Market has a wide range of stalls, with everything from fresh fruit and veg, quality meat and fish, haberdashery, bedding, pictures and mirrors, cheese, fashions, smoking requisites, and much more. The market boasts a fine café offering a great menu at really great prices and a relaxed atmosphere, where you can sit and watch the world go by.

Charter Market Open Wednesday and Saturday 9 am - 5 pm

Lancaster's Charter Market is a traditional street market, which can be found in the town centre in the shadow of many of Lancaster's finest and historic buildings. The market is operated every Wednesday and Saturday, complemented by a very popular Farmers' Market every 2nd Saturday in the month. The Farmers' market offers fruit and vegetables, meat and fish, much of it locally grown or organically produced. Lancaster Smokehouse also often has a stall which always proves very popular. In May, and again in November, Market Square and Market Street are home to a fabulous Continental Market with many fine stalls from France, Germany, Italy, Holland and of course the UK, offering food, drink, gifts, clothes and jewellery, much of it hand-crafted. They offer a unique shopping experience and is one which you definitely must experience.

LEYLAND MARKET

Tel: 01772 623073

Northcote Street, off Hough Lane

Open: Tuesday 8:30 - 17:00 Friday 8:30 - 17:00 Saturday 8:30 - 16:30 Cafe - Open 6 days a week 8:30 - 16:30

Leyland Market is vibrant and bustling, where shoppers can choose from a variety of different stalls. It is bucking the trend of markets in neighbouring towns by operating at full capacity.

MORECAMBE MARKET

Tel: Market Superintendent 01524 414251
Central Drive, Morecambe

Open: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday and BH 9 am - 5 pm (4.30 pm in Winter months)

Festival Market is situated on Morecambe's promenade and enjoys stunning views over Morecambe Bay towards the Cumbrian Hills. You can see many interesting sights such as the Tern Project, and Poem Path or you can have your photograph taken with the legendary Eric Morecambe, whose famous statue is situated just a short walk away from the market hall. A traditional covered market with 108 stalls and shops including 2 cafés, there is a wide choice of goods available such as ladies and gents fashion wear, electrical goods, toys and games, bedding and towels, bags and suitcases, videos and DVDs, the list is endless.

NELSON MARKET

Tel: Market Manager 01282 661894
The Admiral’s Market Place, Admiral Centre, Leeds Rd, Nelson

Outdoor Market, Leeds Road

Open: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday 9.00am – 5.15pm, Tuesday 9.00am –3.00pm

Outdoor Market, Leeds Road - Fridays from 9.00am until market closure (4.00pm to 5.00pm dependant upon weather and season).

Nelson's indoor Market Hall has everything you would expect from a Lancashire market plus a lot more besides. You can pick up a bargain from 'Computer Games' while dad gets his hair cut at the barbers. There are music stalls, jewellers and giftware. The delicatessen stall is described as 'the Harrods of Pendle.' It is no idle boast.

ORMSKIRK OUTDOOR MARKET

Tel: 01695 585105
Aughton Street, Moor Street & Market Way, Ormskirk

Open: Thursday and Saturday from 8.00am-4.30pm during March to October and 8.00am-4.00pm November to February.

Ormskirk Market - one of the country's oldest and most traditional street markets - gives the town an extra buzz each Thursday and Saturday. Dating back to 1286 when the monks at nearby Burscough Priory were granted a Royal Charter by Edward 1 to hold a weekly outdoor market, it is still a focal point for locals and visitors alike. With around 100 stalls, set in the pedestrianised area in the heart of the town around the famous Clock Tower, the market attracts hundreds of bargain hunters each market day. Whatever you're looking for, you'll find it on the market whether its pullovers to pottery or food to furniture.

PADIHAM MARKET

Tel: Markets Office 01282 664651
Clitheroe Street, Padiham

Open: Wednesday and Friday 9.00 am – 4.30 pm
Every Thursday an Antique/Bric a Brac Market - 9.00 am - 4 pm

About three miles west of Burnley is Padiham. Every Wednesday and Friday traders set out their wide variety of goods and wares in the relatively new traditionally designed 50 stall open market. This gives local shoppers additional outlets from which to buy, suppplementing the local shops on market days, which at the same time, draws visitors to the town.

PRESTON MARKET

Tel: Markets Office 01772 906048/257213
Town Centre

Open: Market Hall Monday-Saturday 8.00 am – 5.30 pm
Outside Market Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 9 am – 4.00 pm
Car Boot/Collectors Market Tuesday and Thursday 8.00 am – 3.00 pm

The original market charter was granted to Preston by Henry II in 1179 (this was followed by 12 more up to the reign of Charles II in 1685). The advancement of retailing to satisfy the modern day shopper, along with the advancement of good hygiene standards required a modern market complex. A Market Hall was built in 1972 which accommodates 780 units in possibly the best food hall in the area, plus a further 50 units which offer a miscellany of dry goods. Also incorporated is an 8 storey car park and shop units. Under the magnificent listed building the outside market trades on four days a week offering every conceivable item. The market days have been extended to include a Car Boot/Collectors Market on Tuesday and Thursday so that the whole of the markets complex is used for shopping and trading six days every working week.

RAWTENSTALL MARKET

Tel: Market Superintendent 01706 217777

Open: Thursday and Saturday 9.00 am – 4.00 pm

The selling of produce from stalls has taken place since 1855 at Tup Bridge, where the Market hall now stands in true Victorian splendour. Rawtenstall suffered a catastrophe when, on the 26 February 1946, eight shops which formed part of the market hall were destroyed by fire. There is now a market hall and outdoor market on the site which provides a wealth of produce which any supermarket would be proud of.

GREATER MANCHESTER

Website link for Manchester Markets

ALTRINCHAM MARKET

Tel: 0161 941 4261

Open: Tuesdays & Saturday - 9am-4pm General Retail with a variety of stalls selling a range of goods from fresh, local produce to its famed flowers, fruit and fish as well as household goods, gifts, plants and bags.

Thursday - 8am-4pm Antiques and Bric-a-Brac & Taylor's Fish Stall – now an established market.

Fridays - 9am-4pm Smaller scale general retail market

Monthly Markets First Friday of Every Month – 8am-2pm Producers/Craft Market - A popular market that incorporates a farmers market as well as individual crafts.

The Market offers good quality fresh local and speciality produce, a great range of other goods and individual products at competitive prices. Many of the traders have been at the Market over a long period of time, know their customers’ tastes and preferences and are happy to offer tastings and samples on a ‘try before you buy’ basis. They are able to provide good advice based on years of experience, sound knowledge and a belief in their goods and produce. Most stallholders have a great rapport with customers old and new and build up relationships over the years that keep them coming back. There are stalls on the Lower Market with its entrance on Shaws Road and in a Victorian Indoor Market Hall and adjacent glass canopied Market, both accessible from Greenwood Street and Market Street. The Greenwood Street toilet facilities will be available on Tuesday, Friday and Saturday.

ARNDALE CENTRE MARKET

High Street, City Centre Tel: 0161 832 3552

Open: Monday to Saturday, 9.30am to 6.30pm and Sunday 11am to 5pm.

The market offers contemporary retail surroundings, high quality signage and display, and the highest quality produce.

ASHTON-IN-MAKERFIELD MARKET

Tel: Markets Officer 01942 704986 01942 704727

Open: Tues & Sat

General town market.

ASHTON-UNDER-LYNE MARKET

Tel: 0161 342 3268

Open: Market Hall Monday to Saturday - 9.00am - 5.30pm
Outside Market: Monday to Saturday - 8.00am to 4.30pm

The world famous Ashton Market is situated right in the heart of Tameside. With over 140 stalls, the range is enormous and the atmosphere electric! Here, you will find a whole array of tempting bargains, including clothes, electrical goods, bedding, fruit and vegetables, and household items, to name but a few! Immediately adjacent to the Market, is the Market Hall. The Lord of the Manor, Sir Thomas de Assheton, was granted a King's Charter to hold a market in 1284. Some 600 years later, in 1829, an enclosure for butcher's stalls was completed in the centre of Ashton-under-Lyne.

On the last Sunday of each month, Ashton's famous market ground hosts a Farmers' and Producers' Market. With over 70 stalls it is the biggest in the region, and new traders are booking stalls all the time. 9 am - 3 pm

Flea Market Open: Tuesdays 8 am - 4.30 pm

You will find the biggest and busiest weekday Flea Market in the region. Second hand goods, collectables and craft together with consumables are available on over 140 stalls and, of course, the Market Hall and kiosks are all open.

BOLTON MARKET

Tel: 01204 336825

Open Tues, Thurs, Fri and Sat 9 am - 5 pm

Friday second-hand section and Sunday car boot/flea market 7.30am-3pm

Bolton’s main market is located on Ashburner Street, right in the heart of the town centre. Offering over 300 stalls across an indoor and outdoor location with 17,000 sq ft of fresh food from exotic fruit and veg, Mediterranean delis, locally sourced meats and cheeses to the region’s best outlet for fresh fish. This lively market features an in-store cookery demonstration kitchen with a programme of regular cooking events and seasonal food tastings to add to the shopping experience.

BURY MARKET

Tel: 0161 253 6520

Open: Wed and Fri 9 am 4.30 pm- Sat 9 am - 5 pm

Why do hundreds of thousands of satisfied shoppers overwhelmingly visit the leading Market in the North West every week? For over five hundred years, Bury Market has dominated the consumer retail sector in the area. Over the past thirty years, retail giants have developed in the vicinity, yet Bury Market remains the undisputed champion of the North, attracting 250,000 visitors every week. Quite rightly world famous, Bury Open Market oozes charisma and atmosphere. The ambience and layout offers visitors the opportunity to seek out and visit every stall. The range of products and facilities is second to none. Bury Market is a very large traditional market in a modern setting. It's a unique shopping experience and great day out for Individuals and Groups.

ECCLES MARKET

Tel: 0161-789 3936
The Mall in Eccles Shopping Centre, Church Street

Open: The general market in Eccles is open between 9.00am and 4.30pm every day except Wednesdays and Sundays.

General town market.

FARNWORTH MARKET

Tel: 01204 336823

Open: Monday, Friday, Saturday 9 am - 5 pm

Saturday second hand/flea market 7am-2pm

This well established traditional street market sells everything from fruit and vegetables to meat clothing and toys. Located off the main shopping precinct.

GORTON MARKET

Tel: 0161 231 3522

Gorton Cross Street, Manchester M18

Open: Monday to Saturday 9 am - 6 pm. The Flea Market, with second hand goods, is open on Wednesday & Saturday 8 am 3 pm.

Market and Food Hall : Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 9.00am-5.00pm

Second-hand/Flea Market on Monday from 9.00am-5.00pm.

A pleasant busy local market with a wide variety of quality goods at sensible prices and friendly personal service. Made up of a covered market hall with shops, indoor units, and lockable perimeter units with an open market of general stalls.

GREY MARE LANE MARKET

Tel: 0161 223 5742

Grey Mare Lane, Beswick, Manchester M11.

Open Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 7.30am-5.00pm.

HARPURHEY MARKET

Tel: 0161 205 0215

Harpurhey Market is in North City Shopping Centre, off Church Lane in Harpurhey.

Open: Tuesdays & Fridays, 9am to 4.30pm and Saturdays, 9am to 5pm Mixed Market open Thursdays, 9am to 4pm

An extremely popular market situated within Harpurhey Shopping Centre, comprises a covered outdoor market with stalls and kiosk. Renowned for an excellent choice of fresh foods including fresh meats, fresh fruit and vegetables, bread and cakes and a delicatessen, Harpurhey Market also offers a variety of goods including plants and flowers, curtains, bedding, household goods, shoes and fashion.

HEYWOOD MARKET

Tel: 01706 627802

Open: Tuesday, 8.30 am - 5 pm, Friday and Saturday 8 am - 5 pm

General town market.

HINDLEY MARKET

Tel: Markets Officer 01942 704986 01942 704727

Open: Fri

General town market.

HORWICH MARKET

Tel: 01204 336843

Open: Friday 9 am - 5 pm

Outdoor style street market selling a wide range of products including fruit and vegetables, meat, clothing, household goods and second hand goods.

HYDE MARKET

Tel: 0161 342 3268

Open: Market Ground: Monday - Saturday (Monday Flea Market) Market Hall: Monday - Saturday, 9.00am - 5.00pm Doors open at 8.30am on Friday and Saturday

70 stalls offer a wide range of food, including fresh meat, fruit and vegetables and a tripe specialist. As well as clothing, household goods and lots lots more.

LEIGH MARKET

Tel: Markets Officer 01942 704986 01942 704727

Open: Mon-Sat

General town market.

LONGSIGHT MARKET

Tel: 0161 225 9859

Open: Wednesdays and Fridays 9am - 4.30pm and Saturdays 9am-5pm

Second-hand market open Tuesdays 9am-4pm

Mixed market (second hand and new) open Thursdays 9am-4pm

Longsight Market offers bustling excitement. Small, friendly and thriving with activity, this busy traditional market is renowned for its personal service and a wide range of quality products. In this traditional outdoor market, you can expect fresh and clean conditions as well as a vast immersion of the exotic cultures brought from all over the world by Manchester's immigrant communities. While an outdoor market doesn't have a cleaning service, the market still provides a clean and organized way to experience cultures ranging from Jamaica to Asia.

MANCHESTER

Church Street Market, Northern Corner, City Centre

Open Monday to Saturday 9am - 5pm.

A stone's throw from Piccadilly Gardens and nestled amongst the back streets of The Northern Quarter, Church Street Market is a bright and popular permanent street market that offers shoppers a great alternative to the high street.

MIDDLETON MARKET

Tel: 01706 47474 ext. 4208

Open: Tues, Fri and Sat

General town market. Flea market Tuesday.

MOSSLEY MARKET

Tel: 0161 342 3268

Open: Thurs

General town market.

NEW SMITHFIELD

Tel: 0161-234 7357

Whitworth Street East, Openshaw, Manchester M11

A well known Manchester Market which becomes a large indoor car boot sale market every Sunday from 6.00am-2.00pm.

OLDHAM MARKET

Tel: 0161 770 4515

Open:

Tommyfield Indoor Market Monday - Saturday 9.00am - 5.15pm
Tommyfield Outdoor Market Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday 9.00am - 4.30pm
Tommyfield Mixed Market Wednesday 9.00am - 3.30pm
Tommyfield Car Boot Sale Sunday (not on Bank Holidays or Remembrance Sunday) 6.00am - 12 noon

Tommyfield Market Hall is a traditional market with a wide variety of different products.

RADCLIFFE MARKET

Tel: 0161 253 6520

Open: Tuesday, Friday and Saturday

Traditional - Real Value for Money Stalls Radcliffe's thriving Indoor Market Hall boasts over 70 stalls offering the best in fresh produce, meat, vegetables, clothing, collectables, household goods, giftware, toys and many other goods. Incorporating an indoor Flea Market, Bric A Brac, Car Boot Sale every Tuesday, Friday and Saturday. From exotic indulgencies to everyday necessities, you'll find what you're looking for in Radcliffe Market Hall. There is a warm and friendly cafe at the rear of the hall where you can take a quick break over a coffee, or indulge yourself with a full meal!

RAMSBOTTOM MARKET

Tel: 0161 252 6520

Open: Saturday

Farmers Market 2nd Sunday of the month

A busy market and Car Boot Market are held every Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday on the station car park in Ramsbottom.

Country Market - A traditional country market open every Saturday throughout the year, offering a full range of fresh produce and gift ideas for the home and family. A friendly atmosphere and personal service. A Car Boot Sale operates every Sunday throughout the year.

ROCHDALE MARKET

Tel: 01706 47474 ext. 4208

Open: Monday to Friday: 8am to 5pm Saturday: 8am to 5pm Sunday: Closed

Covered market – Flea market on Tuesdays Market Hall – closed Tuesday

Main town market.

ROYTON MARKET

Tel: 0161 770 4515

Open: Thurs 9 am - 4.30 pm

General town market.

SALFORD

Open: The market is open on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, with a 'flea' market on Thursdays and car boot sales on a Sunday.

The open air market is located at Salford Shopping City and has over 100 stalls on offer.

SHAW MARKET

Tel: 0161 770 4515

Open: Thurs 9 am - 4 pm

General town market.

STOCKPORT MARKET

Tel: 0161 474 3523

Open: Covered Market Hall - Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday Produce Hall - Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Open Market - Tuesday 8.30 am - 4 pm Friday, Saturday 8.30 am - 4.30 pm

The Market is situated in the historic Market Place and close to the Underbanks area of Stockport. The 15th century Market Place is home to more than 200 stalls selling just about anything. Stalls are housed in a Victorian Covered Market Hall, a Speciality Produce Hall and on street, in one of the only remaining traditional street markets in the North West. It boasts the freshest dairy produce, meat and fish, fruit and vegetables at well below supermarket prices and everything you could need to give your home a makeover, from pictures to curtains and crockery to lamps.

SWINTON

Tel: 0161 728 4388
The Market Square in Swinton Shopping Centre, Chorley Rd, Swinton.

Open: The general market is open 9.00 a.m. - 4.30 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. and on Wednesday - second hand market 9.00 a.m. - 3.30 p.m.

TYLDESLEY MARKET

Tel: Markets Officer 01942 704986 01942 704727

Open: Fri

General town market.

WESTHOUGHTON MARKET

Tel: 01204 336823

Open: Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday 9am-5pm with late night opening til 7pm on Thursday's.

Saturday Local Produce Market (first Saturday of every month) 10am-4pm

Car boot/second hand market (second Saturday of every month) 9am-4

This traditional indoor market features fruit and vegetables, hand-made crafts and cards, jewellery, clothing, household goods and lots more. An established café serves hot drinks and a range of home-made cakes and cupcakes.

WIGAN MARKET

Tel: Markets Officer 01942 704986 01942 704727

New Market Hall, New Market Street, Wigan, WN1 1PX

Open: Mon - Sat 8.30 am - 5 pm

Wigan Market

Market hall and open market comprising over 200 stalls at the heart of The Galleries shopping centre.

WYTHENSHAWE MARKET

Tel: 0161 499 2832

Open: Tuesdays and Fridays 9am - 4.30pm and Saturdays 9am - 5pm

Food Hall open Monday to Saturday 9am - 5pm (Wednesdays until 1pm)

Second Hand Market open Mondays 9am - 4pm

Situated in the heart of the Wythenshawe shopping centre this is a traditional open market with a purpose built food hall offering all the benefits of friendly personal service and variety. The market draws customers from far and wide, attracted by its wide variety of goods and fresh foodstuffs.

MERSEYSIDE

BIRKENHEAD MARKET

Tel: 0151 666 3194/5
Grange Precinct, Birkenhead

Open: Monday-Saturday 9 am - 5 pm

Birkenhead Market nestles in the centre of the town and offers the very best of both worlds with its spacious modern indoor market hall and the friendly bustling traditional outdoor market offering bargains and variety. Although the traders have retained the essence of a market, a great deal of attention has been paid to the appearance and service being offered, resulting in a constant improvement programme which is clear to see. There is a balance to the range of traders on offer.

EARLESTOWN

Tel: 01744 677155

Market Street and Stanley Street, St Helens

Open: Opening time are 09.00 am - 5.00 pm on Friday, including Good Friday

Earlestown historic charter market has been established for well over 700 years and is still going strong today What's not changed is the atmosphere of a traditional market,with over 150 stalls and a wide variety of products including fresh produce Fish and Meat. It's a great place to visit and you may pick up a bargain as well. Located in the centre of Earlestown. Earlestown is also the home of the ever -popular Car boot/Second Hand /Flea/Bric -A-Brac and Craft Fair. This event has been established for over 21 years and takes place every Saturday throughout the year

GARSTON MARKET

Tel: 0151 233 2165

Speke Road, Garston

Open: each Friday. 9 am - 3 pm

Shoppers will find an extensive range of bargains at this open air market in the heart of Garston urban village.

GREAT HOMER STREET MARKET (AND PADDY'S MARKET)

Tel: 0151 233 2165
North General Market, Great Homer Street

Open: Sat - 8 am - 3 pm

Every Saturday over 300 traders gather on the pavement site affectionately known as Paddy's Market. Great Homer Street Market has stalls to suit every need, including foodstuffs, clothes, jewellery and along with St. Anthony's indoor market hall which is opposite the outdoor market, means more variety for the local shopper. Just one and a half miles from the city centre and with ample parking in the area, Great Homer Street Market is ideal for shopping.

KIRKBY MARKET

Tel: 0151 443 4499
St Chads Parade, Kirkby

Open: Tues, Fri and Sat 9.00 am - 4.30 pm

It is a traditional outdoor market situated close to the town centre and has 150 stalls offering a wide variety of food and non-food products at competitive prices. It enjoys a vibrant, traditional market atmosphere and there is ample parking nearby.

SPEKE MARKET

Tel: 0151 233 2165.

Open: Thurs - 9 am - 3 pm

Speke Market serves the local community and is predominantly a car boot sale. Based next to a small shopping precinct, it allows shoppers to have the best of both worlds. Parking spaces are available making it easily accessible for shoppers.

ST JOHN'S MARKET

Tel: 0151 708 8948
St John's Precinct, Liverpool

Open: Monday - Saturday: 8:30am - 5:00pm (5:30pm Saturdays)

St. John's Markets has a wide range of goods, including clothing, electrical goods and kitchenware. The market also has the attraction of an extensive range of food stalls selling meat, fish and other produce.

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