A dedicated cheese stall, a new bar and some well-known butchers are due to be part of Preston’s new market.Advertisement
Preston’s Indoor Market is closing in February ahead of demolition to create a new £50million restaurant and cinema complex.
Now Preston City Council has confirmed which traders are moving into the new glass-fronted market under the cover of the Victorian Outdoor Market.
Around half of the stalls are traders who are moving in from the current Indoor Market.
Fishmongers, fruit and veg, dairy and traditional butchers remain with Livesey’s Butchers, Clarke and Sons, Mark William’s Fishmonger, Superveg and Pickles cheese stall all moving in.
Redmans’ fresh sandwiches and hot food is going to trade opposite a new bakery called Lovingly Artisan.
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World Foods is confirmed and international street food at MoMoz can be bought from the market with a taste of the Caribbean.
Other places to eat will include Aunty Dolly’s cafe, cake stall Cherry Pie, Brew and Bake and Crunch Croutons are new lunchtime option for the city centre.
Arthur Strand will be offering pies, cooked meats and black puddings and Sugar Rush is a sweet stall.
The Orchard Bar is serving craft and real ales, the Doormouse is another cheese stall, flowers from The Ran Florist and a gift stall called Attract is to have mind, body and spirit themed jewellery.
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A number of other current market traders are moving in too with A&J Sherdan, UR Phones, The Market Jewellers, Wisebuys, Capelli Remi and Restvale newsagents.
Leader of the city council councillor Peter Rankin said: “We are delighted to welcome so many of our current traders to our new Market Hall and Box Market alongside some new and interesting local businesses. The mix of traders will complement each other and present an inspiring offer for our loyal customers as well as enticing in new faces.
“Shop fitting will begin in earnest in the New Year and we look forward to seeing the opening of the Market Hall in February with great excitement.”
The new market is due to open on Monday 12 February.
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Chairman of the Preston Market Traders Assocition said: “We cannot wait to be in our new home along with some of our neighbours and are also excited to welcome new traders to Preston Markets.
“In the meantime we look forward to serving our loyal customers from our current home over the Christmas period.”
A small number of stalls in the new market and the box market are still available for anyone interested and details are on the city council website.
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