Profile of a thriving market town

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Prescot is a thriving market town, with plenty to offer visitors.

On the edge of the Prescot town centre is Cables Retail Park, a large retail complex with stores such as Tesco Extra (24-hour), Argos, JD Sports and Boots, as well as a McDonald’s restaurant and drive-through.

Prescot’s historic town centre boasts three main shopping streets – High Street, Eccleston Street, and the shorter and recently re-paved Leyland Street.

There’ll you find cafes, boutique fashion outlets and high street chains as well as butchers, charity shops and other retailers, like the ones advertising on these pages.

With pedestrian entrances on Eccleston Street and car parking on Kemble Street, Prescot Shopping Centre houses a number of boutique shops. Adjoining this is the Prescot Centre, with a Knowsley Council One Stop Shop, and Prescot Museum and Library.

Soft Sofas supply upholstered furniture, beds, bedroom and living room cabinets, dining suites as well as a large catalogue of occasional pieces, established in 1991 Soft Sofas has enjoyed nearly 25 years of honest trading.

Currently Soft Sofas have their Summer Sale on with huge savings on stock items so pop down today.

Another long standing business of over 25 years is Just Carpets who have a superb selection of carpets, rugs and wooden flooring to choose from. They too have their Summer sale in.

Just Carpets can offer huge discounts with having low overheads passing on the savings to you the customer and most carpets and flooring come with a genuine free fitting service by their own professional fitters. Call in today.

Aides to Living are suppliers and installers of disability equipment and solutions, including: Electric Rise Recline Chairs; High Seat Chairs; Walking Aids; Electrically Operated Beds; Road Scooters; Boot Scooters; Powered Wheel Chairs; Stair lifts; Bath Lifts; Toilet Aids; Wheel Chairs and much more.

They have a huge showroom in Prescot with free parking and easy access. They are a Motability agent offering the very best of all disability products and services. They even visit you at home, so call them today.

Prescot Producers’ Market is first Saturday of every month on Eccleston Street. Shoppers can look forward to the usual array of colourful and tempting locally produced food and drink as well as hand crafted goods.

Prescot Producers’ Market has been a monthly feature in the town for more than three years now, and has become an extremely popular attraction for local residents and those who travel from further afield.

It is a great opportunity for local independent traders to sell their wares and has even helped new businesses establish themselves.

The Producers’ Market takes place every first Saturday of the month. If you run a local business and want to get involved with the market you can call for more information. Knowsley-based businesses or residents may even be eligible for free stall space.

So when shopping don’t forget to tell the advertisers you saw them in you local St Helens and Prescot Reporter, you never know, there might be an extra discount in it for you?