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Sunday Market to run each week under the Fish Market canopy

Posted on - 3rd July, 2016 - 12:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Business, City Centre, Events, News, Preston City Centre, Preston Council
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The Fish Market space is to be given over to Preston producers on Sundays

Preston’s newly refurbished Fish Market canopy is to gaze down on a new weekly market.

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Beginning from Sunday (3 July) the city council is offering stalls from £5 per table.

The Fish Market canopy was recently refurbished at a cost of £600,000 and parking under it is to be banned during Sundays.

Instead the Sunday Market is to be there to give Prestonian traders a chance to sell vintage, antiques, crafts, food, collectables, household and furniture.

Related: New Preston Market to host 25 traders and use shipping containers for Fish Market stalls

Leader of the city council councillor Peter Rankin said: “The Fish Market canopy provides a great location for a Sunday Market – offering cover from the elements, ensuring people can sell their wares whatever the weather.

“Introducing this new Market complements the existing outdoor offer, growing Preston Markets as a whole and adds another element to the Markets Quarter project.

“The Harris Museum also launches their new opening times this weekend, which includes Sundays. This, coupled with the new market, will hopefully bring more life to this part of the city on Sundays.”

Read more: We want a local firm for Markets work, says city council

The opening times of the Sunday Market are to be 8am to 3pm, and stallholders can set up from 7am. It’s free to browse the stalls.

How can I get a stall?

If you are interested in booking a stall contact the markets office via email markets@preston.gov.uk or call 01772 906048

Will you be visiting the Market? What do you think of it? Let us know in the comments below

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