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Our Traders 

Interested in becoming a trader? 

For affordable and secure units, get in touch with us today. 

Soothing Aromas

Soothing Aromas is a new business making wax melts. We sell multi scent boxes, snap bars, wax melters, seasonal shapes and gift sets available in many scents from perfume to laundry. We use wax with no GMO or animal ingredients. All fragrance oils and products are not tested on animals.

Joolzee’s Puppet Theatre

The great new children’s toy that educates whilst encouraging creativity, sharing and confidence building as they perform traditional fairy tales stories with the cute character finger puppets in their own exciting, colourful and eco-friendly theatre.

Crystalliz3d - Crystal Photo Cubes

Transform your phone or social media photos into stunning 3D crystal prints using a subsurface laser printer. All printing is done in-store, allowing you to witness the magic. Visit my shop and enjoy a 15% discount instantly, promoting the joy of shopping small.

All Things Print

Print your posters, flyers, business cards, and more with us. Explore our range of designs or bring your own for personalized T-shirts. With 20+ years of experience, we provide design services for domestic and commercial prints.
Open Monday to Saturday, Martyn has over 20 years experience. Popular with cutting children’s hair and supporting those with ADHD and Autism. Pensioner friendly with haircuts starting from £7.50. You can also choose from a range health products

Martyn’s Traditional English Barbers

Open Monday to Saturday, Martyn has over 20 years experience. Popular with cutting children’s hair and supporting those with ADHD and Autism. Pensioner friendly with haircuts starting from £7.50. You can also choose from a range health products

Expanding Horizons

Out of work or seeking your next move? Explore opportunities at The Big Onion, with our employment team. We’re ready to help you with CVs, application forms, interviews, and most importantly, crafting a personalised plan.

Home Rescue

The Home Rescue Team provides a completely free survey for council/ housing association tenants with disrepair issues. The law firms we are partnered with enforce the correct repairs on a No Win No Fee basis.

Red Dragon Collectables

We take great pride in presenting, both in-store and online, some of the best quality and rarest comics, action figures, models and collectables… If you’re into Star Wars, Star Trek, DC, Marvel or any other vintage toys, comics or collectables from the last 50+ years pop in and take a look…..you’ll love it!
Discover a charming mix of new, vintage, and pre-loved items at affordable prices at our shop. We specialise in recycling and up-cycling furniture. Visit us at the Big Onion to explore our unique collection and find that perfect item to fit your style and budget.

Lynn’s Bazaar

Discover a charming mix of new, vintage, and pre-loved items at affordable prices at our shop. We specialise in recycling and up-cycling furniture. Visit us at the Big Onion to explore our unique collection and find that perfect item to fit your style and budget.
We are a community based music store situated in the Big Onion in Bootle Strand stocking vinyl, CD’s, cassettes, music magazines, memorabilia and more… Looking to sell your music collection? VFR will also buy your unwanted records and other music paraphernalia!

Vinyl Frontier Records

We are a community based music store situated in the Big Onion in Bootle Strand stocking vinyl, CD’s, cassettes, music magazines, memorabilia and more… Looking to sell your music collection? VFR will also buy your unwanted records and other music paraphernalia!

Lamped Out

Handmade bespoke pipe lamps, created from industrial iron pipe. Can also be made with any glass bottle to suit the customers chosen tipple. There is a wide range of ready made pipe lamps in store, or if you have an idea I can custom build exactly what you want. All made with the highest quality materials and are mains powered, pat tested.

The Big Onion Art Gallery

A small independent space within the heart of Bootle that gives local artists the opportunity to display and/or sell their work as well as collaborate and mix other artists. Whether you paint for pleasure or are looking to get into the industry we’d like to hear from you.

Music Converters

Guitar repairs, set ups and upgrades We sell, buy and trade all types of musical instruments.