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Kirkgate Market

Kirkgate Market


Leeds Kirkgate Market was founded in 1857 and the birthplace of Marks and Spencer Plc which is still present in the market today, Kirkgate Market is a stunning Grade 1 listed building which has grown and expanded over the decades and is now proud bearer of the title of largest indoor market in Europe. The indoor market has a total footprint of c.75,000 sq ft, complimented by a 180-stall open market.

Kirkgate Market also has over 250 stalls selling various items including Flowers, Furniture, Sweets, Tools, White Goods, Hair Products, Food, Cafes, Clothing, Toys and the famous fresh food area on Butchers & Fish & Game Row.

People spending £5 at the market will be able to reduce the cost of an up-to-two hour stay when using the nearby NCP car park by £2.
Market customers will pay £3.60 for a stay of up to two hours at the 600 space car park on New York Street.
Shoppers can validate their NCP ticket at the market information centre, at the bottom of row J, on production of receipts totalling £5 or over from Kirkgate market traders dated the same day.

Cash PointCoach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsTelephone (public)Accepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowed

Opening details

Opening times: Monday – Saturday 8-5.30pm


Free entry

Free entry

Events at this Venue

date event
Thu 27 - Sat 29 Sep Market Festival #KMFest
Thu 4 - Fri 5 Oct KirkLATE with Light Night
Thu 4 - Fri 5 Oct Light Night Big Top
Sat 6 Oct Leeds Market Vintage Fair
Sat 13 Oct Leeds Record & Book Fair
Sat 3 Nov Leeds Market Vintage Fair



    34 George Street,
    West Yorkshire,
    LS2 7HY



    See location of Leeds Kirkgate Market on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

    Map reference: SE 304335  Lat: 53.79763 Long: -1.53864

    By Car:

    Take the Leeds city centre loop, and head for the West Yorkshire Playhouse. At junction 11 on the loop, the markets are signposted, with parking nearby

    By Public Transport:

    Kirkgate Market is next to Leeds city bus station

    The Markets Car Park on George Street is now closed. Alternative car parking can be found nearby at Crown Street, Edward Street, Templar Street, Maude Street and Quarry Hill.

    Parking: with charge

    Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Leeds station


    • Cash PointCash Point
    • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
    • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
    • On-site cateringOn-site catering
    • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
    • Public toiletsPublic toilets
    • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
    • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
    • Children welcomeChildren welcome
    • Disabled accessDisabled access
    • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
    • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed