Scarborough Market Hall and Vaults, Scarborough

The market has been revitalised

Scarborough Market Hall.
Scarborough Market Hall. Credit: Jim Stephenson

Group Ginger for Scarborough Borough Council
Contract value: £2m
GIA: 1,985m²
Cost per m²: £1,007

Scarborough Market Hall, opened in 1852, has been revitalised with the repair of its fabric and the addition of a mezzanine. On the ground floor pop-up stalls can be reorganised to provide a flexible activity and entertainment venue. The mezzanine has timber-clad retail units and dining areas with great views up to Scarborough Castle or the bustling market below.

  • Scarborough Market Hall.
    Scarborough Market Hall. Credit: Jim Stephenson
  • Scarborough Market Hall.
    Scarborough Market Hall. Credit: Jim Stephenson
  • Scarborough Market Hall.
    Scarborough Market Hall. Credit: Jim Stephenson
  • Scarborough Market Hall and Vaults.
    Scarborough Market Hall and Vaults. Credit: Jim Stephenson
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During strip-out key historic and architectural features were retained in-situ or sensitively removed for reuse later in the project. The external appearance of the Market Hall remains largely unchanged apart from sensitive accessibility improvements. But the Market has been transformed, becoming a much visited destination and reclaiming its position at the heart of civic life in Scarborough.

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