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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05 August 2022

New Market Fit-out Underway

Members of the Northgate Joint Member Working Group visited the market to see the first stalls being constructed. Constructed from 60 tonnes of air dried English oak, and machined locally in Cheshire Oaks no less, the market’s 40 stalls will provide an impressive backdrop for our fantastic line-up

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13 July 2022

Further traders set to open at Chester’s new Market

With less than five months until the new market is expected to open, Cheshire West and Chester Council can announce the second tranche of traders taking stalls. Eleven further stalls are now contracted or are under offer to trade, with five taken by existing Chester Market traders, and one by a

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16 May 2022

Time to Love Your Local Market

Markets across the borough will be taking part in the national campaign to Love Your Local Market between Friday 13 May and Sunday 5 June which is being extended this year to include the celebrations for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. The campaign is organised annually by the National Association

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28 February 2022

Traders get their first look inside Chester’s new Market

Market traders have been able to get a glimpse of their future with a visit to the new market hall as further traders are announced by the council. With work well underway inside the market, traders were able to see where their stalls will be located and get a sense of how the new 36,000 […]

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07 February 2022

First traders opening in Chester’s new Market announced

Cheshire West and Chester Council can now reveal the first allocation of twenty-two stalls that have been contracted or are under offer to trade in the new Market when it opens in October at the heart of the new Northgate development. A further six traders, including other current and new market

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25 August 2021

First glimpse inside your new Chester Market

Take a look at the first glimpse inside your new Chester Market! Construction is progressing well and we can’t wait to open this fantastic modern, traditional market next year.      

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02 July 2021

First traders offered places in Chester’s new Market

Over eighty percent of the existing Chester Market traders that applied for a place in the new market have been offered a place. These seventeen businesses will be joined by ten new traders, who will be offered a place in the coming days.   A total of twenty-seven traders will be offered a

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07 June 2021

Council looks to the public to name new square and arcade for Chester Northgate

With the Northgate development construction well underway, Cheshire West and Chester Council are seeking suggestions for the naming of the new square and arcade which will lead to the new Market.   The development will feature an arcade leading from Northgate St. into a new square at the centre

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26 April 2021

Strong early interest from traders in Chester’s New Market

Over fifty applications have been received from traders wishing to take stalls at the new market when it opens in summer 2022. The new market will be at the heart of the £72 million Northgate development currently under construction, which will also include a new 6 screen cinema, cafes and

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