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Trade on a market

If you are interested in becoming a trader on one of our markets then please contact our Markets team on 01509 634624 or email market.fairs@charnwood.gov.uk

Loughborough retail market

We operate a waiting list for our Loughborough retail market stalls. Regular stalls are usually obtained within six to 18 months for casual attendance.

We are currently accepting new casual traders onto our Saturday market. If you would like to apply to trade on Saturdays please email market.fairs@charnwood.gov.uk with information on your products. 

We are operating a waiting list for our Thursday market. Please email the Markets team if you would like to be added to the waiting list. Saturday traders will take priority on this list.

In order to maintain a balance of trade within the market, restrictions may be made on certain lines from time to time. For a full list of present restrictions please call the Markets team on 01509 634624.

For information regarding trading on the Farmers' and Vintage markets please contact our Markets team.

Available market stalls

We have approximately 150 stalls at each market and trading is from 8am until 4pm.

Stall sizes, days and prices are shown below:

Thursday Market

Stall charge (10ft / 3.1m): £20.62 for regular traders (without lighting between April 1 and August 31) and £22.56 (with lighting between September 1 and March 31)

For casual traders, the cost is £27.70 year-round.

Lighting: Includes provision for 110 volt only lights (Sept - March)

Additional charges for space: £2.20 per square metre

Saturday Market

Stall charge (10ft / 3.1m): £22.78 for regular traders (without lighting between April 1 and August 31) and £24.72 (with lighting between September 1 and March 31)

For casual traders, the cost is £30.30 year-round.

Lighting: Includes provision for 110 volt only lights (Sept - March)

Additional charges for space: £2.30 per square metre

The above prices are from April 1, 2018 and metric stall sizes are only approximations. 

For a full list of pricing information for markets, please read the document below:

Try a trade scheme

The Try a Trade scheme offers traders their first day of trading for free and then hire of a stall at 50 per cent discount for the first three months.

To apply for our Try a Trade scheme or for more information please contact our Markets team on 01509 634624 or email market.fairs@charnwood.gov.uk

Market traders’ newsletter

We produce a regular e-newsletter for market traders to keep you up to date with what’s happening in the Market Place and also offering marketing and PR advice for your stalls. If you are a current market trader, sign up to our market traders’ e-newsletter.


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