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Trading on Boston Market

Information about becoming a trader on Boston Market

In order to trade on Boston market a trader must first complete an application form and submit it to the council stating the range of goods they wish to sell. Subject to availability, the trader will be offered a stall on the market on a "casual basis". After attending four consecutive markets a trader may apply to become a regular trader at Boston market.

Attendance will be subject to the trader having appropriate public liability insurance and providing evidence of any gas/electrical test certificates and food hygiene certificates (where they are required).

Market stall charges

Fees are payable for the hire of market stalls or pitches.

The prices below are the current rents payable from 1 April 2015

Market Place per stall (3 metre (10ft) width)
Per market:  £21.00
Per market (monthly in advance):  £19.60
Per market (quarterly in advance): £19.10

Pitches (per 30cms (1ft frontage)
Per market: £1.50
Per market (monthly in advance):  £1.35
Per market (quarterly in advance):  £1.30

Market Place Sundries (daily charge)
Vehicle Space:  £6.20  
Electricity (other than for lights in winter): £2.00 
Trade waste bin 1000L: £12.00 
Trade waste bin 240L: £2.00 
Trade waste bags: £1.00 each

Bargate Green (per 30 cms (1ft frontage)
Per market: £1.50
Per market (monthly in advance): £1.35
Per market (quarterly in advance): £1.30


New Markets' Policy

We have made some amendments to our markets' policy; please find the new document here docx icon Markets Policy & Application Form 2015 [162kb]. This will come into force in September 2015. All existing traders are reminded that they must complete the following form to give their consent to the new policy and continue to trade docx icon Consent to Continue Trading Form [36kb].

Related documents

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[392kb] Markets Policy 2011 and Terms and Conditions of Letting Markets Policy 2011 and Terms and Conditions of Letting

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