Covid-19 update 

Our markets are open and covid secure. Please remember to wear your mask and observe social distancing

Check with town councils for other markets in Cheshire East.

Alsager Market

Alsager Market dates and times
DaysOpening Times
Wednesday 8am - 3pm

Established in April 1994, Alsager Market provides 25 pitches for traders bringing their own stalls

For further information contact Alsager Town Council - 01270 876440

Congleton Markets

Retail Market

Congleton Retail Market dates and times
DaysOpening Times
Tuesday 9am - 3.30pm
Saturday 9am - 3.30pm
Car Boot and Flea Market
7.00am - 2.00pm

Visitors and shoppers

Congleton Market is in Congleton Town Centre on a purpose built site, next door to Morrison’s Supermarket. (Sat Nav Code CW12 1DB – Princess Street). The market is open all year every Tuesday and Saturday from 9am until 3.30pm.

The market is on one level with indoor and undercover outdoor stalls.

There is a large car park next door to the market in Princess Street which is accessed from Mountbatten Way.

The market was originally established under a charter granted to the town in 1272 by Earl of Lincoln, Henry de Lacy, for a weekly market. Cheshire East Council have engaged their wholly owned company, Ansa Environmental Services Ltd, to manage the market in the interim basis.

Car Boot and Flea Market

The Car Boot and Flea Market is open every Sunday (except Easter Sunday) from 7.00am to 2.00pm. 

All stalls are undercover and parking is free on a Sunday in the Princess Street Car Park.

This is a popular weekly event with hundreds of bargains, and something for everybody. Catering is on site, and customer toilets.

There is also a separate Car Boot and Flea Market section which operates on both the Tuesday and Saturday Retail Markets.

For further information, please contact the market manager on 07739 529225

Information for new Congleton Market stallholders

Retail Market - stallholder information

  • stalls and spaces are normally available on market days
  • we welcome new traders and incentives are maybe available
  • stalls are provided on most pitches and all pitches are undercover
  • trader parking is available next door in the Princess Street car park
  • easy access for loading and unloading

Car Boot and Flea Market - stallholder information

  • pitches and stalls are normally available on Tuesdays, Saturdays and Sundays
  • prices start from £4.00 on Tuesdays and Saturdays and from £8.50 on Sundays
  • stalls are supplied on most pitches and all are undercover
  • booking is not necessary just turn up on the day
  • Parking is available next door in the Princess Street car park
  • easy access for loading and unloading

Please contact the Market Manager on 07739 529 225 for further details.

Crewe Markets

Crewe Indoor Market - Market Hall

Crewe’s historic Market Hall is about to undergo an exciting £3m programme of refurbishment – breathing new life into the Grade II-listed building and transforming it into a vibrant hub at the heart of this growing town.

It is part of a total £50m programme of investment in Crewe town centre, with the refurbishment of the Market Hall playing an important role in the town repositioning itself as a prime leisure and retail destination.

As a result of the planned development, the majority of traders have moved out of the Market Hall and begun trading elsewhere in the town centre or in the local area.

Crewe Covered Market (adjacent to Lyceum Square)

Crewe Covered Market continues to be open between 8am and 4pm six days a week and features a café as well as the weekly Car Boot.

Tables and cabins are available on short-term leases and casual day basis. For enquiries please email

Crewe Outdoor Market (Market Square)

Crewe Market dates and times
DaysOpening Times
Monday 9am - 1pm
Friday 9am - 4pm
Saturday 9am - 4pm

More information about the Market Hall redevelopment.

Car Boot: Wednesday: 9am - 1pm

For further information, contact the market manager on 07973 735621.

Knutsford Markets

Knutsford Indoor/Outdoor Markets

Knutsford Market dates and times
DaysOpening Times
Tuesday 8am - 4pm
Friday 8am - 4pm
Saturday 8am - 4pm

While the original markets in Knutsford can be traced back to a Charter issued from King Edward 1 in 1292, the current market in Silk Mill Street was opened in 1964. The Market Hall can accomodate17 individual stalls.

For further information contact Knutsford Town Council 01565 653 929 or visit the Knutsford Market website.

Macclesfield Markets

Macclesfield Indoor Market - Grosvenor shopping centre

Macclesfield Market dates and times
DaysOpening Times
Monday 9am - 5pm
Tuesday 9am - 5pm
Wednesday 9am - 5pm
Thursday 9am - 5.30pm
Friday 9am - 5.30pm
Saturday 9am - 5.30pm

Macclesfield Outdoor Market - Castle Street

Macclesfield Market dates and times
DaysOpening Times
Tuesday 8.30am - 4pm
Friday 8.30am - 4pm
Saturday 8.30am - 4pm

The Indoor Market was established in Macclesfield in August 1970. At that time, long established traders on the traditional outdoor market were given the first opportunity of having stalls at the new location.

Today, almost fifty years later, the 50 stalls within the indoor market hall provide a vibrant shopping opportunity, complemented by a further 25 stalls on the outdoor market held in the surrounding streets.

For further information contact, the market supervisor on 07794 423211

Treacle Market

The Treacle Market is a quality arts, antiques, crafts, food and drink market, it is held on the cobbles of the historic old market place with over 100 stalls it stretches into Castle Street, Mill Street and Chestergate

Treacle market:the last Sunday of every month (except in December when it takes place the Sunday before Christmas).

For more information contact or

Middlewich markets

Mexon Market

Mexon Market opening times
DaysOpening times


4pm - 8pm
(Nov only)

Saturday 10am - 3pm

The Mexon Street Market is a not-for-profit market run in partnership between Middlewich Vision and Middlewich Town Council. The market usually operates monthly on every third Saturday between 10am and 3pm. In November 2017, the market will be run on a Friday between 4pm and 8pm and will coincide with the Middlewich Switch On Christmas Lights Ceremony.

The Market is situated along Wheelock Street and has a mixture of undercover stalls selling food, arts, crafts and gifts. The market stalls are located between an array of independent trading shops and there are many places where you can sit down and have a bite to eat. Middlewich is particularly renowned for its cafes, local public houses, unique gift shops, quality hair and beauty salons, festivals and canal walks.

Parking in Middlewich is free and includes a large car park at the back of the Middlewich Town Council Building on Lewin Street (a five minute walk to the market area.)

More information on the  Mexon Street Market . 

Middlewich Tuesday Market - Southway Car Park (Tesco)

Middlewich market
DaysOpening times
Tuesday 9am - 3pm

Established in June 1985, the small Middlewich Tuesday Market provides up to 15 pitches for traders to bring their own stalls.

Nantwich Market

Nantwich Market dates and times
DaysOpening Times
Tuesday 9am - 1pm
Thursday 9am - 3pm
Saturday 9am - 4pm

It is believed that a market existed in Nantwich as early as the eleventh century. The present market hall was built in 1867 with market trading taking place from both the hall and an outdoor market.

Farmers' Market: last Saturday of each month 9am - 2pm (second to last Saturday in December)

For further information contact Nantwich Town Council 01270 619224

Sandbach Market - The Commons

Sandbach Market dates and times
DaysOpening Times
Thursday 9am - 4pm
Saturday 9am - 4pm

A Royal Charter was granted to the town’s market in 1579 by Queen Elizabeth I. An indoor and outdoor market is now held every Thursday and Saturday on The Commons and in the adjacent indoor market hall.

Farmers' market: Every second Saturday of each calendar month, Sandbach Market Square is host to a bustling Farmers' and Artisan Market - 9.00am - 1.30pm.

With around 30 stalls featuring a broad range of products that have been created and crafted by hand. Many products, home reared, home cooked, hand made or crafted including dairy produce, meats, pastries, breads, confectionery, crafts, gifts and much more are displayed by traders who are passionate about their wares.

The Farmers Market has live music and traditional Victorian games to add to the festive atmosphere.

Artisan-style crosses market: 4 Saturday of each month - April to November.

For further information contact Sandbach Town Council on 01270 600800.

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