New Market Parking exterior

New Market Parking now open within Chester Northgate

The brand-new multi-storey car park has now opened on Hunter Street and will provide parking for eight hundred vehicles. Operated by Cheshire West and Chester Council, the new car park will replace the Market car park under the old market and Forum shopping centre which has now closed and was first opened in 1967. The […]

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North Light visualisation

New creative bar-and-restaurant concept, North Light, set to open in Northgate

  A brand-new bar-and-restaurant concept, which has been inspired by Chester, is coming to the city next year. North Light aims to support the local community, shine a light on up-and-coming artists and champion the city’s rich history and unique creative scene. The concept, developed specifically for Chester by New World Trading Company, will replace […]

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Archaeologist at work on the Northgate site

Chester Northgate praised for its archaeological management during construction

Cheshire West and Chester Council has been congratulated by Historic England on the impact that the Northgate development has had on the archaeology of Chester. The planning approval set a disturbance target which the team managed to work within; achieving a lower than expected amount of archaeological disturbance of the Deva fortress under the Northgate […]

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New Chester Market Entrance

Chester’s new Market set to open on 5th November

  Please note: All the entry tickets for our opening preview weekend have now been allocated, so we look forward to welcoming visitors from 8th November.  The new Chester Market will open its doors to the public on Saturday 5 November at 9am. Free tickets will be available for the opening weekend to provide an […]

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New Market Traders

Further traders set to open at Chester’s new Market

With less than five months until the new market is expected to open, Cheshire West and Chester Council can announce the second tranche of traders taking stalls. Eleven further stalls are now contracted or are under offer to trade, with five taken by existing Chester Market traders, and one by a business relocating from the […]

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