Crowded, full of people trying to beg, sell you rubbish or get you to sign some petition or the like. Usual high street stores with a sprinkle of aggravation.
Not much I can say about Market Street. It's often busy and lined with shops. There we go! It feels better than Picadilly Gardens and has some great shops along it like Urban Outfitters, H&M, Zara, Barclays etc. I think (Personally) that following the re-development of manchester after 1996, that Market Street has been the least changed in terms of... More
I'm new to Manchester, but obviously I know where Market Street is, and it's too crowded most days, and people try to stop you to sign things, and if you don't like signing things you dodge out of the way, and anyway it's cooler to use backstreets.
Iv lived in Manchester for 20 yrs so Im just giving my general experience of the place, rather than one specific time. This street is COVERED in men selling tacky rubbish on trollies. Also lots of preachers, street performers and con artists trying to get you to pre pay for 'salon experiences' etc...... Got to say some of the musicians... More
It is a very very very busy street. I went there on saturday thus its evwn more crowded and hard to really take a look the surrounding. But there are a lot of shops around so its a nice place to shop or just chilling in the cafe.
busy area, with some shady looking people knocking about, manchester council needs to get its act together and make this street smart again. they day we were there it was full of beggars and really poor singers, the politest people where the big issue sellers. has every high street shop you could get in the trafford center..
Dodge the chavs and keep your wits about you! Don't look anybody in the eye! Sit down at own risk but be aware of the flock of flying vermin above your head, they are prone not to be to picky where they decide to use the bathroom! Apart from that on a lighter note all the modern high street shops... More
I want to see a happy city central experience...not full of people begging and rubbish singers trying it on....the shops are totally depressing and I feel horrible when I have been down that street.
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