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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 2018.

Market Place & Bargate Green Per Council Stall

Per Market


Per Market (monthly in advance)


Per Market (quarterly in advance)


Per Market (annually in advance)


Pitches (per 1ft frontage)

Per Market


Per Market (monthly in advance)


Per Market (quarterly in advance)


Market Place Sundries (daily charge)

Vehicle Space (Bargate only)


Electricity (other than for lights in winter)


Trade Waste bin 1000l


Trade Waste Bags - sold in rolls of 10 bags

£1.20 each

Parking Permits

Purchasing a 3 hour ticket enables all day parking when displayed with your market trader permit - limited car parks only

Permit free

Parking cost - £2.50

Casual Traders


Market Place & Bargate Green Per Council Stall (10ft)

Per market£26.00
Pitches (per 1ft frontage)£2.10

Application Form and Markets Policy

Please find the Markets Policy and attached application form below.

Policy last updated September 2018.

If you are considering starting your own business and becoming a market trader, the NMTF have produced a helpful guide which can be viewed here pdf icon NMTF Market Trader Start Up Guide [327kb].


Related documents

Size Name
[503kb] Markets Policy 2018 Markets Policy 2018

The documents in this section are in Adobe Acrobat format (pdf). You will need Acrobat Reader to view these files which can be downloaded from the Adobe website free of charge.