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​It’s official – Bury Market is the nation’s favourite!

Press Release   •   Feb 01, 2019 12:59 GMT

The famous Bury Market has won top honours after being voted Britain’s Favourite Market by visitors in an online poll.

It’s the latest accolade for the market which has been nationally acclaimed on numerous occasions for its innovation, quality and large number of coach visitors.

The trophy was presented by judges at the NABMA Great British Market Awards 2019 (National Association of British Market Authorities) held yesterday in Birmingham.

Markets manager Andrew Heyes said: “We’re thrilled that Bury Market has once more won a national award, and this one is even more special as it was decided by the people. It’s a fitting reward for our traders, who make the market the wonderful place it is and ensure that our many thousands of visitors have a great day out and pick up bargains galore.”

Councillor Rishi Shori, leader of Bury Council, said: “It’s long been said that Bury Market is the town’s ‘jewel in the crown’, and this latest award shows just how popular the market is with people across the length and breadth of the country.”


Press release issued: 1 February 2019.

Picture: Markets manger Andrew Heyes and council leader Rishi Shori with the Britain’s Favourite Market trophy, along with the traders from W&M Butchers, one of the stalls that had a ‘secret shopper’ visit which formed part of the award judging.