Preston Markets

Latest news and openings at Preston Market. The new Indoor Market Hall is located in the Outdoor Covered Market and was opened in February 2018.

Preston reacts to the unveiling of Wallace and Gromit bench

This morning (Friday 10 September) people waited in anticipation for the Wallace and Gromit bench to be unveiled. Based on the cheese-loving inventor and his loyal companion as they appeared […]

1 month ago
Wallace and Gromit bench to be unveiled on September 10

Wallace and Gromit bench installation Pic: @pr1markettrader The bronze sculpture of Wallace and Gromit will be welcomed to Preston on Friday 10 September. Preston is the home city of the animated duo’s creator, Honorary Freeman of the […]

2 months ago
Funding deal approved for Preston’s proposed £40m cinema and leisure scheme

Plans for Preston’s multi-million pound cinema and leisure complex took an important step forward today as Councillors agreed a funding package for the project. The new development, called ‘Animate’, will […]

2 months ago
New shoe store opening at Preston Markets

Preston's Market Hall bathed in Spring sunshine Pic: Tony Worrall A new independent business, Bossy Boots, is set to open in the Market Hall at Preston Markets during August. Bossy Boots will sell fashion shoes from the large unit at […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Owner of Pet Stop Pet Supplies at Preston Markets to retire

Later this month (July 2021) the current owner of Pet Stop Pet Supplies at Preston Market, Mr Lord, will be retiring. Preston Markets are marking this occasion with a memory […]

3 months ago
Tributes as popular Preston ice cream seller Eric Post dies

Eric Post Pic: @PR1markettrader Popular Preston ice cream seller Eric Post has died at the age of 88. Preston Markets trader, Sheridans Bags, shared the news on Twitter, describing Mr Post as a ‘legend’. […]

4 months ago
Preston Markets welcomes new trader Crystal Hairbows to Box Market

New independent business Crystal Hairbows is set to open at the Box Market at Preston Markets today (Friday 11 June). Crystal Hairbows make and sell handmade special hair bows, headbands […]

5 months ago
Wallace and Gromit bench to be installed outside Preston’s Market Hall

Preston will soon have its own Wallace & Gromit bench in celebration of the animated duo’s Preston-born, Academy Award®-winning creator Nick Park. The bronze bench, based on the pair as […]

5 months ago
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