Southport Market is getting ready to reopen its doors to hungry diners this week.
The busy food, drink and events venue is getting ready to welcome visitors from this Wednesday (24th January 2024).
Southport Market has been closed since 5th January to allow traders to enjoy a rest after the hectic Christmas period and for annual maintenance work to be carried out.
Traders include: Pitamu; Lenny’s; 600 Degrees; Hector’s Mexicana; Pasta 51 Express; Cake Corner; Down and Oot; Kaizen; and Southport Market bar.
Blackhurst Butchers, at the front of the market, will also re-open this Wednesday.
There are plans this year by Sefton Council to give a fresh new look to the Southport Market Quarter, as the council pedestrianises Market Street and makes King Street one-way.
The aim is to give more space for local businesses to grow, and to attract more shoppers and visitors to the area.
Southport Market celebrated its second birthday in July last year Southport Market after another record breaking year of success.
Nearly half a million meals and drinks were served to thousands of people who visited the popular food market in Southport town centre in the preceding twelve months.
An astounding 422,300 dishes, including 30,000 burgers and 45,000 pizzas, were sold at the King Street venue as staff and traders worked tirelessly to keep up with demand.
Last year saw the addition of Southport Market’s Extravaganza space hosting a huge array of private hire events as well as sell-out experiences and shows.