Warrington Market, Time Square, outdoor dining, Cookhouse

Our multi-award winning market is home to more than 50 fantastic independent traders, selling a wide range of fresh food, gifts, goods and services.

The purpose built, state-of-the-art facility features a combination of traditional features and contemporary charm, with the two-storey building bordered by Bridge Street on one side and the new Time Square public space on the other.

Selling everything from meat, fish, cheese, pies, fruit, veg, cakes and sweets, to jewellery, fabric, handbags, clothes, makeup, perfume, curtains, clothing alterations, comics, musical instruments, fairtrade products, key cutting and shoes repairs – plus the 'Cookhouse at Warrington' which is home to 11 worldwide food outlets and two independent bars.

Cookhouse at Warrington Market

The market is also home to the ‘Cookhouse at Warrington Market’. There is a huge variety of hot and cold dishes on offer and two independent bars, with an inside dining area and outdoor terrace. It can also be separated from the main market hall, to serve customers into the evening and to host special events.


Cookhouse at Warrington Market


New Year's Eve with Take That tribute - Sunday 31 December

Ring in the New Year at Warrington's ultimate New Year's Eve Party! Get ready to step back in time and relive the magic of one of the greatest boy bands in history - Take That!

Join us for a New Year's Eve celebration you'll never forget featuring the sensational Take off That - the UK's number one Take That tribute act. Then dance the night away as our DJ keeps the party going until 1am, with a mix of the best hits from the 90s and beyond. 

There will be a full bar and delicious food to enjoy throughout the night. Doors open from 7pm, with the band taking to the stage at 9pm. Tickets are being released in tiers, with early bird tickets costing £15 per person, followed by a tier 1 price of £20, then tier 2 at £25.

Cookhouse Comedy Club - Thursday 25 January

Back by popular demand, Cookhouse Comedy Club returns for a new series in 2024!

Host, Bren Riley, is back on presenting duties, with stand-up sets from Britain's Got Talent alum, Jonny Awsum, and seasoned headliner, Sully O'Sullivan.

Tickets cost £10, with food and drinks available to buy from selected Cookhouse traders on the night.

Keep up to date with event information on social media.

Competitions at Warrington Market

Market traders to give away thousands of pounds worth of prizes, in free Christmas promotion.

The spirit of Christmas has come early to Warrington Market this December, with 40 prizes up for grabs in a collaboration between the Council and market traders.


Trader(s) Gift
PJ's Jewellers Chanel Pendent and Earrings set
Edge Eyeware Eye examination
Guroma £50 voucher (shared with Zak's)
Zack's Pet Stop £50 Voucher (shared with Guroma)
Krua Thai Meal for 2 starter and main course
The Hop Emporium Beer cases with xmas inspired beer & wine hamper
So Many Lovely Things £100
Has & Hel 1 Box of Turkish Delight per week in January
Scott's Pops  Gift bundle (cards/pops/comics)
Bells, Buttons & Bows 2 x adult xmas jumpers
Posh Hair City  £50 wig or dark shade extension
Café at the End  teamed up with Dark Side
Dark Side & café Afternoon tea for 4
Pesho Professional Hair cut and product package
La Cuccina Italian Hamper. Truffle oil, 'Nduja, Panettone, Ameretti biscuit.
Snips Men's and Women's Cut
A to G Music Ukelele 
Dreamshakes Teas/Coffees hamper + DIY hot chocolate with marshmallows set.
Nosey Parkers Sweet Stall Jumbo Sweet Jar
Eastern Point £20 voucher every month for one year
Two Brothers Coffee kilo of coffee to be ground however you like
Fair 4 All  Woolly Warmer Bundle
Premierfoto 24" x 16" canvas
Baker J's Roast dinner for 4 people
Singletons Luxury Cheeseboard Platter
Helen's Handbags Set of 2 suit cases
John Cross & Sons Turkey crown value of £50
Beauty Kingdom His & Her Fragrance
Steak and Steak £30 voucher
Moran's / Reno  £50 worth of services
Pinkz Full head of colour.
Posh Brow Bar Threading & 1 perfume 
Andrew's Fish  3 bird roast (pheasant/duck/partridge wrapped in bacon w/ stuffing)
Dressing Room Select any outfit for 
Shawarma & More 1 Chicken Shawarma tray, all salad and choice of sauce every week in January
Pink Leaf  Christmas Cocktail Tree
Yates Greer Family butcher pack
Warrington F&V £30 hamper & £20 voucher to spend in Jan
Yo Thai Foods Thai Curry Kit for 4
Full Stop Book Hamper & 1 meal deal (sand/snack/drink) once a week in Jan
Louie's Pizza Free 12" pizza every week in January 24
Ascension Tattoo £30 Tattoo £20 Piercing 



Opening times

For Christmas opening times, visit our Christmas in Warrington page.

Main market

  • Monday to Saturday: 9am - 5pm
  • Sunday: Closed


  • Monday to Thursday: 9am - 7pm
  • Friday to Saturday: 9am - 11pm
  • Sunday: 10am - 7pm

Please note: Bank holiday opening times may be different to those above. Please check the market's Facebook page for the latest information.

Opening hours for individual trader kitchens may vary between the hours stated above, please visit the online ordering portal for specific hours for each kitchen on the day you visit. Some Cookhouse traders also offer click and collect and delivery options. Find out more on our Cookhouse page.

How to find us

How to get here

Warrington Market, 2 Time Square, Academy Way, Warrington, WA1 2NT.


The market has two entrances - one on Bridge Street and one from Time Square, off Academy Way.


There are bike racks outside the market on Dolmans Lane and in front of the council offices in the square.

By road

You can park on the Time Square multi-storey car park on Bank Street.

By bus

The nearest bus stops are on Scotland Road, Academy Street and Rylands Street, or you can walk from Warrington Bus Interchange, which is only a short distance away.

On the train

The nearest railway station is Warrington Central, which is a ten minute walk through town.


Email the market team

Call 01925 632571

Time Square sign

Time Square development

The market forms part of the wider Time Square development - an eagerly awaited regeneration of Warrington’s leisure scene.


Warrington Market has been rated one of the best indoor markets in the UK! We've added another accolade to the collection, winning the Best Large Indoor Market category at the National Association of British Market Authorities (NABMA) Great British Market Awards 2022. Previously, we were named 'Market of the Year' in Cheshire Life's Keep Life Local awards in 2020.

We’ve also won awards from organisations including the National Market Traders Federation (NMTF), Association of Private Market Operators (AMPO), National Farmers Retail and Markets Association (NFRMA) and the Association Town Centre Management (ATCM).

Some of our resident traders are award winners in their own fields as well, and we have a multi-award winning market management team.


Trading at Warrington Market

We are happy to say that we are fully let here at the moment. However, if you would like to register your interest for trading with us, if a unit space becomes available, you can do so by completing the form below.

For full rates and cost information, please contact the management team at