A licence is required to operate any private market, which is defined as being a market, whether covered or not, carried on by any person other than a local or public authority, at which goods are offered by more than one seller for sale by retail to the public.
Events for which a licence are required include:
- car boot sales
- antique and craft fairs
- agricultural shows
where there are trade stalls and certain types of commercial sales. A licence may also be required to operate a stall at a market.
Supporting information required:
- Public liability insurance certificate
- Photo ID (driving licence or passport)
- Proof of address (utility bill or bank statement)
- Food hygiene/safety certificate (optional).
For further information please use the contact top right.