Market Gate Shopping

Market Gate Shopping is a reasonably large shopping centre in Lancaster.

It houses around 20 businesses. Most are high street stores but there’s also a handful of local traders here.

The biggest stores are Primark, M&S, and WHSmith.

Market Gate Shopping Centre Lancaster - Market Street Entrance - Caffe Nero
Market Street Entrance – Caffe Nero


Shops and businesses at Market Gate Shopping are:

  • Bodycare – Health and beauty products.
  • Caffe Nero – Coffeehouse.
  • Designer Clearance
  • Eurochange – Foreign currency exchange, money transfers etc.
  • EVPE
  • Expressions – Jewellery, fashion accessories, and gifts.
  • Gregory Williams – Butchers.
  • Home Bargains – Discount store.
  • M&S – Department store.
  • Marketgate Cobbler – Shoe repairs, key cutting, engraving etc.
  • Primark – Discount fashion store.
  • Rachel Anne – Hair and beauty salon.
  • The Fragrance Shop – Perfumes and beauty products.
  • The Works – Books, stationery, toys and games, craft supplies etc.
  • Waterstones – Books.
  • WHSmith – Books, magazines, stationery etc.

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Facilities include public toilets with baby changing area. The centre also offers a short-stay, pay-on-exit car park with spaces for 120 vehicles.

The centre is open seven days a week. Standard opening times at the centre are Monday to Saturday 9 am to 5.30 pm and Sunday 10.30 am to 4.30 pm. Individual store hours may vary.

M&S - Penny Street, Market Gate Shopping Centre, Lancaster
M&S – Penny Street

Lancaster Market was here but closed in September 2012. Primark took its place in August 2016.

Lancaster Charter Market is held every Wednesday and Saturday on the streets to the north of the centre (Market Street, Market Square, and Cheapside).

Market Gate Shopping is located in the heart of Lancaster city centre, in the area bounded by Market Street, Penny Street, King Street, and Common Garden Street. Lancaster Bus Station and Lancaster Train Station are both within easy walking distance.


Map showing location of Market Gate Shopping.

Map showing location of Market Gate Shopping


Market Gate Shopping

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