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Busy pedestrianised street

One of the main shopping streets next to large Arndale Centre. Has several chain stores plus some... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Michael N
Cheadle Hulme, United Kingdom
dirty, smelly full of people asking for money.

What a nasty terrible, dirty place. Asked many many times, 'do you have any money' street venders... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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Many of Manchester's shops and fine restaurants are located on or near this major thoroughfare.
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good33%
  • Average30%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the main shopping streets next to large Arndale Centre. Has several chain stores plus some market stalls for fast food. Can be very busy and quite noisy due to multiple street entertainers

Thank Michael N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a nasty terrible, dirty place. Asked many many times, 'do you have any money' street venders and charity workers harassing me, every few metres. The place was filthy.

Thank norsethor
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It gets too busy and people walk slow. It's difficult to walk through without being bothered by requests for money from homeless people, requests to join a religion and requests to buy mix tapes from some aspiring musician.

Thank James w
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I moved to manchester in 2011 and i have to admit the fact that I fell in love with the city. One of the best places to visit is just to visit market street as it shows how diverse, tlented and loving this city 🌃...More

Thank Muneeb I
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had your typical high street shops and the street acts were a bit mixed - some decent and some not so much!

Thank Sy244
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We arrived about Noon just after they were taking away the breakfast offerings and bringing out the lunch. Quite a few staff about but only 1 doing the work. Long queues so I gave up and had something cold. It was a pity as the...More

Thank Bob J
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Market street is a walker friendly area with plenty of shops and restaurants to keep you occupied. Close proximity to Arndale Center

Thank Malcolm T
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Spent a while looking at Market street and discovered things that I hadn't noticed before. Being passionate about football I visited the Santander building society where there is a plaque on the wall stating the first football league meeting took place on that site in...More

Thank 965allanm
Reviewed 31 July 2017

what more can you say really, there is a good selection of shops where you can get everything you need and its not too spaced out as well

Thank tracey d
Reviewed 30 July 2017

I have looked at other reviews about this place and I have to agree with a couple of the reviews. it does seem to be let down very muchly by beggers sleeping in door ways and begging for money etc. It kind of lets the...More

Thank Darren P
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John V
15 February 2015|
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Response from patchycat | Reviewed this property |
Hi Jean-Marc, I don't know either. Knowing the council you probably do! Like David I suggest you use the city council website. Good luck Patchycat