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Preston Markets: ‘We want a local firm for £4m work’ insists council

Workmen begin to put up scaffolding on the covered market on Friday Pic: Paul Melling and the new look Markets plan The new look Preston Market should be built by a local firm, say Preston City Council. A £4m contract to revamp and restore the Outdoor Covered Market has been put […]

5 years ago
New Preston Market to house 25 traders along with shipping container stalls

A high quality market stall at Leicester Market, the kind the city council says will be in the newly refurbished covered market Preston’s revamped outdoor market is to house 25 permanent traders according to the formally lodged plans. Three food units and outdoor stalls are also to be included under the restored […]

5 years ago
Whitsun Fair sets up in restored Fish Market

Preston’s annual Whit Fair has taken over the city’s Flag Market once more. Part of the Bank Holiday weekend the rides and fun fair stretches along Birley Street too. The […]

5 years ago
Restored Fish Market canopy reopens to Prestonians

Preston's restored Fish Market canopy has a new coat of paint and structural repairs, it was formally reopened on Friday Preston’s historic Fish Market canopy has been covered in scaffolding since January, but has now emerged blinking back into the light. Built in the mid-1920s the grade-II listed structure had […]

5 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston Markets canopy to be restored by same contractors as Fish Market

Preston's covered Victorian markets A six-figure sum is being paid out to restore Preston’s historic market canopy. The same contractors working on the restoration of the Fish Market have been given the £620,000 contract. […]

5 years ago
Preston Markets: Full plans to be submitted in Spring as Fish Market canopy work starts

Traders for the car boot and flea market will use the main Covered Market Pic: Paul Cleaver Plans for how Preston Market is to look after a major revamp are to be submitted in Spring this year. As work starts on the Fish Market restoration the developers […]

5 years ago
Preston Fish Market restoration: Fencing goes up as contractors begin canopy works

Fencing up around Preston's Fish Market on Tuesday Pic: Paul Cleaver Major refurbishment work has begun on Preston’s historic Fish Market canopy. Traders have been moved away from under the covering as workmen move in. Nearly £500,000 is being spent by […]

5 years ago
Preston Fish Market restoration works to begin in January with some disruption to traders

Scaffolding in a corner of the Fish Market as canopy investigations begin Full restoration of Preston’s historic Fish Market is to begin from January. The grade II listed canopy is the first step in the multi-million pound Preston Markets project. More than […]

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