Hungerford Arcade

on 20 May 2013.

Hungerford Arcade The UK's Best Antiques Centre

Hungerford Antiques Arcade is officially the UK's Best Antiques Centre - as voted for by readers of BBC's Homes and Antiques magazine. Read the full story by clicking on the image at the top of the page.

The Arcade has been trading for over 40 years and was one of the first antiques centres to be opened in this country.

The ancient building which is home to the Arcade is situated in the centre of this historic Berkshire town. The interior is laid out to resemble a 'street', with a series of walk in units and cabinets under its ancient beams. With over 100 antiques dealers under one roof, it has something to entice every visitor from pocket money collectors to lottery-winning big spenders.

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