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When the final day of Preston Markets was captured on camera

Posted on - 4th March, 2018 - 7:00am | Author - | Posted in - Photos, Preston City Centre, Preston Council, Preston News, Redevelopment
An empty Preston Market Hall
An empty Preston Market Hall

These were some of the final moments inside the old Preston Indoor Market.

Photographer Joseph Gudgeon spent months chronicling the end of the old market.

In its place a new £4million glazed market hall has opened underneath the Outdoor Covered Market.

Next door stands the 20th century prefab building awaiting demolition.

Read more: Watch a final walk round the old Preston Market

Preston-born photographer Joseph is now working to display his pictures of the final day (Saturday 10 February).

Read more: How the new Preston Market is looking through Instagram eyes

As well as the market building he also captured pictures of a lot of the traders who have now retired or decided to stop trading instead of moving into the new market.

Below are some of the pictures he will be showcasing once his exhibition is confirmed – and of course, we’ll bring you those details here on Blog Preston.

What used to be the way out of the Market
What used to be the way out of the Market
The menu at Aunt Dolly's
The menu at Aunt Dolly’s
Blue lights outside the market
Blue lights outside the market
Closing the curtain one last time
Closing the curtain one last time

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