Bury Market – Traditional values in a modern setting

THE history of Bury Market dates back to the 15th Century but the current site, occupied since the 1970’s, has everything a modern shopper would expect.

On the Full Market Days of Wednesday, Friday and Saturday the Market is home to over 350 stalls selling all manner of goods and produce and when combined with the neighbouring Mill Gate and nearby Rock Shopping Centres, Bury offers a fantastic array of shops and leisure activities.

Bury Market has received many plaudits over the years and most recently was awarded ‘Coach Friendly Shopping Destination of the Year 2014’ in the National Coach Tourism Awards.

A theme that is reflected in all the awards is the diverse nature of the stalls, the friendly and knowledgeable service of the traders and the quality of the management of the site and the facilities on offer.

Throughout the year the Market has a variety of events and activities that further add to its character including Food & Craft Markets, Community Farm Animals, Birds of Prey Roadshows, Stilt Walkers and much more.

Whilst a full day can be spent on the Market visitors to the Town Centre can also take in the Fusiliers Museum, Met Theatre or East Lancs Railway to add a cultural element to their trip.

The Market website www.burymarket.com is a good source of information for anybody planning a visit to the Market or alternatively the Market Office is open 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday and can be contacted on 0161 253 6520.

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