There are over 600 pitches in the 6 markets with market inspectors in each to provide guidance and support to new and existing traders.
Traders wanted for Well Street Market
We would like to hear from anyone interested in becoming a market stall trader at Well Street Market. The market operates every Saturday from 10am-4pm.
Traders wanted for Chatsworth Road Market
We are looking for new traders to join us on Chatsworth Road Market.
Traders wanted for Hoxton Street Market
We are always on the lookout for talented new traders to join us at Hoxton Street Market, particularly those selling unique and original hand-crafted goods and street food.
Apply or renew
- renew street / market or shop front trading licence
- apply for a new street / market trading licence
- apply for a new shop front trading licence
- fees and charges
- list of commodities [pdf, 629.81Kb]
- Ridley Road market commodity regulations [pdf, 449.43Kb]
- street trading licence terms and conditions [pdf, 2.17Mb]
Please note: No markets open/operate on public/bank holidays except on Good Friday.
What Hackney has to offer
- our charges are below the London average
- our markets are in key shopping areas: Dalston, Shoreditch, London Fields and Hackney Central
- Hackney has a diverse population with a wide range of shopping needs and interests, so you're bound to find a customer base to suit you
- we are investing in the environment, management and promotion of our markets, and in 2010 funded over £1m of improvement works in Ridley Road
- we are committed to the long term sustainability of markets: we believe they are a vital part of our local economy and communities
Before you apply to trade in Hackney we advise you to:
- find out about all 6 of our markets. You are welcome to ask a market officer about the opportunities available and plans for each market
- check the suitability of the market
- visit the market to see if the commodity you intend to sell is widely available or not
- talk to an existing market trader and market officer to get a feel for the way we work