8 incredible old photos of St Nicks Market in Bristol over the years

St Nicholas Market in the heart of Bristol has been one of the city’s retail hubs since 1743

These days, St Nicholas Market in Bristol is a bustling place full of independent food stalls and shops, but it has been the city’s main place of trading since 1743.

Known to many simply as St Nicks, it has Bristol’s largest collection of permanent independent retailers and the monthly Night Market, which returned last week, draws thousands of people.

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In the old days, the market was more about flowers, fruit and veg stalls, butchers and fishmongers.

We’ve trawled through the archives to find eight incredible photos of the market over the years.

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