Market towns have been an important part of northern heritage for many years. The local businesses who trade on the markets are keen to welcome new and old customers to shop in Accrington Market.
About Accrington Market
Located on the town square in the centre of the town, Accrington Market Hall is a Grade 2 listed building. It is steeped in history with its routes being traced back to the early 1300’s.
The indoor and outdoor market stalls offer a wide range of products and services. Behind the carved façade lies a treasure trove of traders who pride themselves on their finest, freshest, produce and goods.
If it’s food you are looking for, there is a plethora of choice including high quality butchers, fish purveyors and sweet treats. There are also fresh fruit and vegetables, locally produced pies and even an egg stall so you really can shop for all your cupboard essentials under one roof.
From traditional stalls to those with a more modern offering, there is something for everyone. Shopping in Accrington for beauty goods, or even having a treatment is possible with the salons and shops on the upper level. Accessible via a lift or stairs, the traders welcome customers to enjoy their services.
Meet the Traders
Some of the food traders have been welcoming customers for generations. One of the most well-known is Bramwell’s Fish, purveyors of the finest quality seafood. They are located on the outdoor market pavilions and offer a range of seafood and come with a wealth of knowledge.
Smith’s Fruit and Veg is a family business, established for many decades and still welcomes families to the outdoor stall. A huge variety of the freshest produce awaits, including fruit, vegetables, eggs and cheese
Slacks are just through the door from Smith’s and have both a deli and a butcher. Choose from a vast range of pies, sandwiches and cooked meats at the deli. From the butchers, select from BBQ treats, Sunday roast options and family favourites.
If it’s clothing and shoes you are looking for when you shop in Accrington, we have some fabulous stalls for you to visit.
Illusion Clothing on the inside market offers a wide selection of ladies’ clothing at affordable prices. Skirts, tops, trousers and cardigans in a rainbow of colours are all available to purchase.
Maureen’s Shoes is located on the outside market where you will find shoes and sandals for adults and children. With colours and styles to suit everyone, you will be in good hands for any occasion.
To end your visit, you can relax in the vast array of cafés and food outlets. Read our blog about just some of the cafes and eateries that have reopened in our food court, here.
Shop In Accrington Market
The indoor market operates over 6 days and the outdoor provides shopping and different types of markets over several days. Click here for details of our opening times.