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The Forge, Glasgow

About the market

We are Scotland’s largest purpose-built indoor market and are located on the east side of Glasgow, just 10 minutes from the city centre. Our 85,000 sq ft facility is seen as a Glaswegian institution that attracts customers and traders from far and wide. This year we celebrate our 25th year.

Our family friendly Market is centrally heated, and all the stalls have mains electricity supply and secure shutter blinds. All traders have access into their stalls seven days a week with The Market being open on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday between 10.00 am – 5.00 pm to the general public.

The Forge Market sells a wide range of goods, services only found in our market and contains 180 individual units of varying sizes occupied by over 110 individual traders. Within the market we also have a two-level Benson’s café which can seat up to 200, a coffee shop, seafood bar, Chinese restaurant/takeaway plus an Amusement Arcade. For the kids we have sit on rides, trampolines, sandpit and bouncy castle. There are modern public toilets with disabled facilities and a baby changing room. If you are feeling lucky you should visit our Lotto kiosk which is based beside our cash machine. In 2012 The Forge Market became the first indoor market in Britain to implement Free Wi-Fi for all traders and public alike and at the weekend we have our very own in-house DJ playing sounds from every era to keep up a happy atmosphere as well giving a shout out on offers of the week. Our traders also accept card payments with many offering a delivery services also.

Externally we have 5 standalone industrial units that are currently occupied by WeePlay Soft Play and Jem’s Carpets. We boast a huge free dedicated car park with spaces for over 450 vehicles plus 30 disabled parking spaces and a resident carwash offering a great service at a reasonable price. So what are you waiting for!! Don’t be left out in the cold while shopping for bargains, come and have a day out at the market.

Our traders

Food & Drink

NQR
City Deli
Subzi Spice
Andy’s Market Butchers
Linda’s Delight’s
Market Caterers Ltd / Little Benny’s
Molly Malone’s
Dragon Amber Ltd t/a Wok This Way
Market Caterers Ltd / Bensons
Burger Avenue
Dragon Amber Ltd t/a Wok This Way
Mental Munchies

 

Shopping

Watch n Go
Bespoke Canvas Art + Interiors
Glam Hair at the Forge Market
Dersim Computing & Mobiles
Lighting House
Stirling Promotions
Un!que Hair & Beauty
R+LG Dysons
AKA Direct Ltd
RKA Direct Ltd
K A Javid & Co
Fairytale Endings By Collette
Chertext Ltd
Out In Front Music + Dvd
Forge Market Baggage Ltd
Keepsakes
A & K Builders & Joiners
D & L Promotions
Balloons 4U
KDJKONA LTD
Glam Hair at the Forge Market
Fleur D’Jour
Mere Bebe
Clearwater 2
Forge Style
Premier Cards and Gifts
Corbie Blinds Ltd
Universal Interiors
A+C Fireplaces/Premier Fires
Little Jack
The Bedstore
Gallery Prints Ltd
The Bedstore
Gallery Prints Ltd
SS International Furniture Ltd
PMG Group
Eastend Bed Company
Balloons 4U
Mini Legends
Quality Surrounds
Kitchens Direct Ltd
Fone Master
M & M Flooring
Booktree
Forge Babywear
Terra Lumen Lighting
VR Petcity Ltd
Glaswegian Health Shop
Forge News
Zoya Clothing
Bling Boutique + Beauty
Surf 4 Shoes (SCO) Ltd
SBF (Glasgow) Ltd
Kokub Collection
Precious Reborns
Ego Trading Ltd
RKA Direct Ltd
Premier E Cig
TMC Clothing
Forge Homecare
Textiles at Home
E.S.L
Glitter Direct
Scottish Rewards
RKA Direct Ltd
Independence Ltd t/a Mobility Living

 

 

Services

Blind Options
The Heel Bar
Forge Market Shaving & Barbers
Chris Thayne
Forge Podiatry Clinic
D+L Wonderwalls & Bathrooms
Shades Blinds
CWM Home Improvements Ltd
Quicksew
Glasgow Loft Ladders
Heleanas
Sarah Puetrolergro
MLR Leisure Ltd
The Spectacle Maker Ltd
Style Boutique 99
City Timber Supplies ltd

Our location

The Forge, Glasgow
1201 Duke St
Glasgow G31 5NZ

0141 554 1395

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Thurs – Sun: 10am – 5.00pm

The Forge

The Forge, Glasgow
1201 Duke St
Glasgow G31 5NZ

0141 554 1395

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Thurs – Sun: 10am – 5.00pm

Our events

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Christmas events
01 November
Sunday

Christmas events

Nationwide

we’re famous for our Christmas Markets which take place up and down the country in many towns and cities. Our Christmas Markets can be large or small, but either way you’re guaranteed to have the best time and experience great food, drink and gifts and treats from throughout the world, plus all the fun of […]
Summer events
21 June
Sunday

Summer events

Nationwide

Come along to our International Street Markets and summer festivals happening across the country. They’re a great place to experience new culinary delights and enjoy a fun family day out. With activities from face painting to live music and international bars, everyone will find a reason to visit one of our festivals! Keep a look […]
Seasonal Events
01 January
Wednesday

Seasonal Events

Nationwide

we love to dress up and celebrate and we do this as many times as we can during the year! Our favourite times are Easter and Halloween when we celebrate with seasonal activities in our markets; you can come along and enjoy face painting, dress up, party games and much more. All our market traders […]

Stories from the Forge

Bellamy’s Pad Trader story

Bellamy’s Pad Trader story

Bellamy’s Pad is a dog grooming parlour which started in nearby Pontypool and is run by Alison. Offering a variety of services, including grooming and spas, pet portraits and arts and crafts for dogs, Alison was looking for an effective way to expand her business into...

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Bellamy’s Pad Trader Story

Bellamy’s Pad Trader Story

Bellamy’s Pad is a dog grooming parlour which started in nearby Pontypool and is run by Alison. Offering a variety of services, including grooming and spas, pet portraits and arts and crafts for dogs, Alison was looking for an effective way to expand her business into...

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Leigha’s Lashes Trader Story

Leigha’s Lashes Trader Story

Leigha started her journey with us at Cwmbran Market Village in August 2019. She initially started in one small unit doing just lash fillers and extensions, however as her career has developed, over just a short period of time she has decided to expand her business,...

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Follow the Forge

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