Lancashire Antique & Retro shops

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This is a list of antique & retro shops in Lancashire.

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Witch Antiques. (Preston)

We trade online, sell from our shop in Preston and attend antique fairs around the UK aiming to provide quality goods you can be confident in buying. We aim to give the full service of correctly labeling all items, with their age, country of origin and any restoration work they may have had.

We are based at the Preston Antique Centre in Lancashire and have been buying and selling antiques since 1964. We stock a variety of goods and arrange deliveries worldwide.

We trade online, sell from our shop in Preston and attend antique fairs around the UK, aiming to provide quality goods you can be confident in buying.

We aim to give the full service of correctly labeling all products, with their age, country of origin and any restoration work they may have had.

Our service then extends to making sure the items are delivered to you in the same pristine condition they left in and then positioned in your required location.

Our couriers are well used to handling antique furniture and more delicate  items and ensure they are well protected and secure in transit.

Based on the ground floor of Preston Antique Centre, trading as Blue Witchball Antiques, they also trade online as, where customers can buy or reserve items online. Stock includes antique furniture and smalls, retro & vintage furniture by Ercol and others and much more.

Opening Hours
Monday to Friday – 9.00am to 5.00pm
Saturday – 10.00am to 4.00pm
Sunday –  11.00am to 4.00pm


Address: Ground Floor, Preston Antique Centre, The Mill, New Hall Lane, Preston, PR1 5NX.
Tel: 07754 740 955 or 07801 077 068

Hidden Treasures. (Southport)

A small shop selling retro furniture, mirrors, mid century pottery and glass, posters and prints, deco pieces,  together with a good selection of vintage clothing and accessories.

Open Tuesday to Saturday 10 am to 6 pm.

Address: 4 Wesley Street, Southport, PR8 1BW.
Tel: 07717 325 444.


The Royal Arcade. (Southport)

Situated on Lord Street, The Royal Arcade has many showrooms and pitches, set over 3 floors, selling antiques, collectables and retro pieces, together with a large selection of reproduction and contemporary furniture. One of the rooms upstairs is dedicated to vintage film posters. There is a cafe on site.

Open 7 days 9 am to 5 pm.

Address: 131 Lord St, Southport, Merseyside PR8 1PU.
Tel: 01704 542087 ‎
The Royal Arcade Southport.

The Royal Arcade Southport.

Miles Griffiths Antiques Ltd. (Clitheroe)

From their website:-

I source my unique and varied antique stock from all over the U.K. The antiques I stock range from: Georgian painted pine, early 18th Century Oak, 20th Century design, industrial furniture, Regency and William IV mahogany, antique gilt mirrors, upholstered Georgian and Victorian wing chairs, ottomans, daybeds, chaise longues, Victorian leather club chairs,  paintings, lamps, lighting and much much more. I do not stock reproduction.

Open: Monday – Tuesday 10am-3pm

Wednesday – Saturday 10am-5pm.

Website: Miles Griffiths.

Address: Unit 2 Deanfield Court. Link 59 Business Park. Clitheroe Lancashire. BB71QS. 
Tel: 01200 443658.

The Time Train. (Clitheroe)

Plenty to interest the retro enthusiast here. I visited on a Sunday (the only day they close, worse luck!) and, judging by what I could see through the windows, they have a multitude of interesting and quirky retro and vintage collectables on offer.

From a flyer in their window:

We are The Time Train and we buy all manner of things. We love old stuff, be it the norm or the slightly unusual, we are constantly on the hunt for items to buy.

Open 6 days Monday to Saturday 10 am to 5 pm.

Address: 2 Shawbridge Street, Clitheroe, Lancashire, BB7 1LY.
Tel: 01200 442174 or 07854 380100.





Clitheroe Country Furniture. (Clitheroe)

From their website:-

Clitheroe Country Furniture is a well established company, and has been trading for many years now and with our team of expert craftsmen we can create a wide range of furniture to meet your needs. We have a wide range of goods and services available, these include, but are not limited to: Wardrobes, Drawers, Tables, Boxes, Beds, Doors, Chairs, Settles, Dressers, Cupboards, Sideboards, Antique Furniture, Christening Stools, New and Restored Furniture, Furniture Restoration, Stripping and Finishing and many more items. We stock a great many interesting and unusual pieces of Victoria and Edwardian furniture, which are hand restored and polished on the premises.

Open 6 days, Monday to Friday 9 am to 5.30 pm, Saturday 9 am to 3 pm.

Website:- Clitheroe Country Furniture.

Address: 13 Duck Street, Clitheroe, Lancashire, BB7 1 LP.
Tel: 01200 422222.

Millbrook Antiques. (Garstang)

From their website:-

Millbrook Antiques are a family run business with over 20 years experience.Our antique shop is based in the picturesque rural market town of Garstang in the heart of Lancashire. All our items are hand picked and inspected for quality and authenticity.We sell a wide range of antiques such as Art pottery, glassware, bronze/metal sculpture, furnature, paintings, jewellery, oriental antiques and much more.

Open Monday, Thursday & Friday 10 am to 4 pm, Saturday 10 am to 4.30 pm.

Closed Tuesday, Wednesday & Sunday.

Website: Millbrook Antiques.

Address: 45 The High Street, Garstang, Preston, PR3 1EA.
Tel: 01995 602 099.

Rose and Lee Vintage Living. (Manchester)

From their website:

Welcome to Rose and Lee Vintage Living. Rose and Lee is a small family run business located in Manchester, aiming to offer an eclectic mix of antique, vintage and shabby chic furniture and homeware accessories to complement your home.

Born into an antiques family, I developed my passion for all things old and lovely at a very early age, following my father across Europe as he sourced antiques for his clients and shops based here in the UK, France and Italy.

Open by appointment.

Website: Rose and Lee Vintage Living.

Address: The Old School, Walker Street, Radcliffe, Manchester, M26 1FH
Tel: 0161 7231382

Christian Davies Antiques. (Darwen)

From their website:

We carry a large and varied stock of antique bookcases, antique chairs (including Victorian dining chairs), antique dining tables, cabinets, desks, chests and more covering all periods from early oak furniture right through to the Art Deco Period. We pride ourselves on having an extensive stock of the finest quality Late Victorian and Edwardian Period furniture. Probably one of the finest cabinet makers of this period was Edwards & Roberts Of London. We have the best selection and quantity of their furniture in the UK, in our showrooms in Darwen and on our website

Open 6 days, Monday to Friday 9 am to 5 pm, Saturday 10am to 4 pm.

Website: Christian Davies Antiques.

Address: unit C3 & C4 Hulme Court, Commercial Road, Blackburn Interchange Trade Park, Darwen, Lancashire BB3 0FE.
Tel: 01254 873187