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Preston’s first box market traders are confirmed

Posted on - 18th December, 2017 - 6:00am | Author - | Posted in - Business, Food & Drink, Preston City Centre, Preston Council, Preston News, Redevelopment
Jonah's coffee is a mobile cart - and now they want a permanent home
Jonah’s coffee is a mobile cart – and now they want a permanent home

Preston’s box market has been taking shape and now the first four traders have been confirmed.

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Shipping containers are to be used for a range of different stalls.

Passi Fashions and Pet Stop Pet Supplies from the current Preston Indoor Market are to move across.

New traders Priest Town Brewing and Jonah’s Coffee are using it as a way to expand their offering to have a permanent base.

Read more: Here’s all the confirmed traders for the city’s new market

The city’s new market, a glazed structure, opens under the Victorian Covered Market on Monday 12 February.

The containers arriving under the Fish Market Pic: Lisa Hawes
The containers arriving under the Fish Market Pic: Lisa Hawes

The box market takes ‘inspiration from well-known London markets’ and uses old shipping containers.

It is located under the grade-II listed Fish Market canopy.

What do you think about the box market? Let us know in the comments below

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