A staggering 30,000 people are believed to have walked through the doors of Chester's new market over its opening weekend, with traders reporting a bumper week. The market had its first full weekend of trading with unrestricted numbers, and the market was bustling, with many popping in to check out the city's latest hospitality and retail offering.
The market is part of Chester's £72million Northgate development and is open six days a week, with a central bar and three different seating areas for customers to choose from. In addition to the various street food outlets, the market also has a butchers, fishmongers and a patisserie and a number of non-food offerings such as Pop Specs opticians, Purely Plants and zero waste-store Just Footprints.
The new addition to Chester's hospitality and retail offering has already proved a huge draw, with Steve Cartridge from Steve Cartridge Fishmongers telling CheshireLive they believed around 21,000 people had walked through the doors of Chester market during the opening weekend alone, with figures released by Cheshire West and Chester Council showing it was actually 30,000.
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