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Welcome to Preston Box Market

Customised shipping containers housing unique independent retailers

Located under the historic Fish Market canopy is the innovative Box Market. 

Complementing the Market Hall, the novel Box Market is made up of upgraded shipping containers. Taking inspiration from well-known markets in London, these containers offer visitors a contemporary and unique shopping space.  

Here you can find a mix of independent shops selling a consortium of items and services from real ales and vintage accessories to pet supplies, mattresses and pillows, an eclectic mix of records for music enthusiasts, and a specialist coffee venue - a haven for all coffee enthusiast providing the perfect place for that morning cup, lunch break meet or afternoon brew. 

Opening hours 

  • Monday to Saturday - 9-4pm

Note: for individual trader opening hours see discover our traders.

Discover our market stalls 

Our traders are at the heart and soul of Preston Box Market. Offering a number of independent stalls, from vinyl classics through to fine brewed beverages named after famous Preston landmarks, there's plenty for you to explore in one fresh innovative space.

Discover our traders

Wallace and Gromit Sculpture

To celebrate the success of Preston-born Nick Park, and the iconic duo he created, a bronze Wallace and Gromit Sculpture featuring the famous characters can be found standing pride of place outside the entrance to Market Hall.

Make sure to snap a selfie when visiting!


Preston Markets host a variety of events throughout the year. For upcoming market events, make sure to keep checking our events calendar

Real Deal Record Fair

The Real Deal Record Fair takes place every other month outside Preston's Box Market. A must visit for music fans to see what records, tapes, CDs, and memorabilia you can discover.

For upcoming record fairs see the events calendar.

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#PrestonMarkets - Share your experiences

When you visit Preston Markets, share your experience with us using #PrestonMarkets. Whether it's an interesting buy, yummy foodie picture, or a selfie on the bench, we want to see them all!

Interested in trading? 

We have a limited number of stalls available at Preston Box Market. For details see trader opportunities.

Part of the Box Market space
Trader making coffee
Trader sorting cans of local beer
Trader stood outside stall
Trader helping child browse through items

Map address for Preston Markets

Preston Markets, Earl Street, Preston, PR1 2JA.