Discover the most characterful traders in the city!

Leeds Kirkgate Market is home to 600 indoor and outdoor stalls, with businesses spanning generations and representing a diverse set of nationalities. You'll find an incredible range of fresh food, fashion, jewellery, flowers, hardware, homeware, haberdashery and much more!
The Edwardian building is the largest covered market in Europe attracting over 100,000 visitors a week and is also the birthplace of Marks & Spencer!

LeedsCity Community Space

LeedsCity has partnered with Kirkgate Market to create a unique space for visitors to sit back and relax in a colourful setting. The floor mural, painted by Leeds Street Gallery, showcases some of Leeds’ most notable landmarks which everyone can enjoy. See if you can spot Leeds City Museum and meander down the road to find Royal Armouries…

Get to Kirkgate Market with LeedsCity

Kirkgate Market is located in Leeds City Centre, opposite the bus station. Visitors can travel in an affordable, sustainable way on our low-emission LeedsCity buses. We’re helping to cut carbon and exhaust emissions, improve air quality and reduce traffic congestion in the city!

Download the First Bus App to buy your ticket and plan your journey:

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Leeds Rhinos Cook-Off

Watch Leeds Rhinos players, Tara Moxon and Jarrod 'O' Connor, go head-to-head in an epic cook-off in Manjit's Kitchen.

Celebrating Kirkgate Market

To celebrate all the exciting traders that make up the historic market, we visited some of the stalls to find out a bit more about their backstory. Watch the videos below to find out more about the businesses you can find in the market.

AJ's Afro Caribbean

Brown's Sweet Shop

Sweet Saeeda

Teapot - Tea or Coffee

Brian's Barbers

M & S Dolan 

The Nut Shop

Spice Corner

Hayes Seafood