24 May 2023

Chester Market celebrates its first Million Visits

Since opening at the beginning of November 2022, Chester’s new market has now welcomed over one million visitors in under six months. Already a big hit with residents, visitors from across the UK and internationally are also discovering the delights of the new market where you can shop local and

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16 May 2023

From Chester Market to Venice, market trader films selected for prestigious Biennale exhibition

Films commissioned by Cheshire West and Chester Council and made by artist Patricia MacKinnon-Day to celebrate the opening of the new Chester Market, have been selected for the 2023 Time Space Existence Venice Biennale exhibition. The films titled ‘The Start of All Imaginings’, are a series of

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17 March 2023

Chester Market celebrates the best of Cheshire and welcomes two new traders

As part of the Cheshire Day celebration on 30 March, Chester Market will be holding a Cheshire Weekend from Friday 31 March to 2 April, where goods and food traders will be highlighting their fantastic local suppliers and producers. In addition, two new traders, RKM Wools and Deva Deli, have

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24 February 2023

The Market’s Vegan House awarded best in North West

Vegan House have been named the ‘Best Takeaway in the North West’ at the Just Eat Awards in London and received a £1,000 cash prize. Sasha Alexander, owner of Vegan House, said: “Our entire menu is 100% plant based and we carefully select our suppliers and work closely with other

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02 February 2023

Book a Valentine’s Day table at the new Chester Market and help end homelessness

Looking for somewhere different for a Valentine’s Day meal this year; somewhere with fantastic food and drink to suit every taste within Chester’s latest foodie destination? A small number of tables are now available on a first come basis to book from 7 – 10pm, on Tuesday 14th February within

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07 December 2022

Chester’s new market tops 300,000 visits within first month of opening

Since fully opening on November 8, the new market has seen a huge influx of visitors during its first four weeks and a more than trebling of the peak pre-pandemic footfall in the old market, which closed in October. The new ‘modern traditional’ market is open every day except Monday and offers

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25 November 2022

Job Opportunities at the new Market

Would you like to work in Chester’s fabulous new market? We have a number of vacancies now available within the market management team and with traders: Cheshire West and Chester Council Market Duty Officer – responsible for daily supervision and coordination of market staff More details:

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08 November 2022

Chester’s new Market now open

The new Chester Market opened its doors to the public on Tuesday 8th November in Exchange Square off Northgate Street following a sell-out preview weekend; and will be open six days per week and closed on Mondays. Opening hours will be from 8am to 10pm on Tuesday to Saturday and from 10am to 9pm on

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03 October 2022

Chester’s new Market set to open on 8th November

UPDATED: All opening weekend preview tickets have now been allocated. The new Chester Market will open its doors to the public on Tuesday 8 November at 9am. Following the opening weekend, the new market will be open with no limits on numbers from Tuesday 8 November onwards; the market will be open

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25 August 2022

New Market Parking to feature murals celebrating 2,000 years of Chester’s history

The two stair-cores for the new car park have been decorated with artwork designed by Chester mural artist Graham Boyd with help from other local artists. The stairs cover each of the car park’s seven floors and have been hand painted with unique murals depicting some famous and less well-known

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