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Market, free entry

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
Fri 20 - Sat 21 Oct Oliver Twist
Sat 21 Oct Oliver Twist
Mon 23 - Sat 28 Oct Oliver Twist
Tue 24 - Sat 28 Oct Oliver Twist
Sat 4 Nov Leeds Market Vintage Fair
Sat 11 Nov Leeds Record & Book Fair



34 George Street,
West Yorkshire,



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