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If you have any enquiries regarding one of our markets or wish to discuss becoming a trader or booking a stall, please call our team on 07889 975701 or use our Booking Enquiry Form
You need to:
a) Complete our Trade Registration Form
b) Complete the Traders Selling Food, Drinks or Home Made Food Form if required
c) Once your Trade Registration Form is approved you need to purchase Public Liability insurance
d) Stock to sell at our Markets
We must have a Trade Registration Form completed with some form of ID. The form can be printed from our website. If you are selling any type of food then we also need our food environmental form which is again on our website. The only other thing is insurance which we can help with as there is a link on our website to our preferred insurers.
Please complete the Trade Registration application Form below (If you are selling any types of Food and Drinks, please also complete the Traders Selling Food, Drinks or Home Made Food Form) and send to:-
FAO: Trade Registrations
The Banks Stadium, Walsall Football Club
Bescot Crescent, Walsall
Trade Registration Form (PDF)
Traders Selling Food, Drinks or Home Made Food Form, that has to satisfy environmental health. (PDF)
Once received the forms will be checked and if your application is approved, we will let you know what stall availability we have on our Markets. If you would like to discuss your application at any time, please contact us.
Our prices quoted are for a stall supplied by us with counter boards and top sheets.
The starting prices based on our smallest stalls are:-
|Bescot Banks Stadium||Sunday||£30|
The standard size is 8ft x 8ft but on a couple of the markets these are 10ft x 10ft. Prices are based on a stall being a unit and you can hire multiples of stalls.
You can at Bescot Sunday Market & Wednesbury Market, but you would need to discuss this with us and price would then be based on size of stall and location.
Arrival times at the markets are usually between 7.00am and 8.45am
Yes you can so long as you have a trade registration form completed, ID with you that we can photocopy and your insurance documents then on most markets we can find you a pitch. We would of course prefer you to phone or email first but we do our best to help traders to the best of our ability.
Fresh food & locally sourced goods, a diverse range of other products and services. If you would like to discuss whether your product would be suitable at one of our Markets, contact us.
Full details of unloading and re-loading times will be disclosed when you book a Stall at one of our Markets. Generally unloading is normally 1.5 hours prior to the Market opening and re-loading to commence only once the Market is closed to the general public for health and Safety reasons.
Stallholders are expected to be open at all times during the attending Markets general public opening times, to sell good quality products, be honest in all of their dealings and abide by UK law, ensure their stall is well presented and tidy and conduct themselves in a friendly, polite and professional manner to ensure that members of the public enjoy their experience and become repeat customers.
Loading and unloading facilities will be disclosed upon confirming your Stall booking, or by discussing it with our market manager or representative on Market Day.
Our Market team will provide a stall erection and disassembly service for those traders using our stalls, a member of our team will be available to deal with any problems or enquiries on Market Day. Cleaning of the site during and after the Market. Waste disposal, toilet facilities where appropriate, stallholder meetings, inspection of stalls to maintain standards, advertising & PR campaigns and a web site dedicated towards promoting the Market to ensure that locals are always aware of opening and closing times.
You can book as far in advance as you want but we reserve the right to charge a holding fee if more than 3 months forward notice.
Not as a rule but we will try and help so long as it doesn't penalize another trader.
Yes so long as you have the two music licences required by law and we would expect you respect the other traders around you. We reserve the right to ask for music to be switch off at all times.
We are a family friendly Market so anything safe for kids is allowed. Strictly no drug paraphernalia, rude or offensive products or any fake goods or branded fashion.
No, you are covered by our trading license.
All traders must have public liability insurance.
To remain comfortable in all weathers, we advise our stallholders to wear tidy, suitable clothing and footwear for the forecasted weather on Market day, but to consider taking along a precautionary selection of bad weather clothing in case the forecast changes quickly.
Not all markets have electricity so you would need to contact us first to discuss your own requirements and which markets you planned to trade from.
The Market is normally open regardless of the weather, however if the weather poses a risk to stall holders or members of the public, then we reserve the right to close the Market in the interest of Health and Safety at any time.
This would need to be discussed face to face so please give us a ring.
At present we do not but we do have Bric a Brac days at certain markets so please give us a ring as we may be able to help.
A diary of our markets for the next 5 days is on the homepage of our website and is updated daily.
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