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Market Stallholder Information

Market stallholder information is to help current and potential stallholders attending our weekly markets in Penrith and Appleby.

We welcome additional stallholders especially those keen to try a new business when we can offer business support to get you started.

Appleby and Penrith market traders

Are required to :

  1. Provide their own stall equipment.

  2. Have current public liability insurance.

  3. Read the rules of Appleby Market (PDF: 77Kb / 3 pages)
    and /or rules of Penrith Market (PDF: 158Kb / 3 pages)

  4. Complete either the:
    Appleby Saturday market stallholder registration form (PDF: 153Kb / 2 pages)   
    and / or Penrith Tuesday market stallholder registration form (PDF: 754Kb / 2 pages)

  5. Penrith market traders must also complete the Penrith Tuesday market stallholder booking form (PDF: 157Kb / 1 page)

Details provided may be shared with other authorised bodies, such as the Inland Revenue, the Police, Trading Standards and Environmental Health.

How will market stall holder's pitches be allocated?

New 'casual' traders will be allocated an available pitch by our representatives.

What goods can be sold on market stalls?

Stallholders will only be permitted to sell goods detailed in the registration form and goods we have agreed they can sell.

Appropriate Licenses must be obtained from us and regulations followed for Health and Safety.

How much does a market pitch cost?

Pitch fees are set by us on an annual basis.

Penrith Tuesday market, Cornmarket

Pitch fees:

April to March = Standard Pitch £4.10 per metre (equivalent to £1.25 per linear foot)Bandstand (covered) £4.92 per metre (equivalent to £1.50 per linear foot)

Appleby Saturday market, Market Square

Pitch fees:

April to October = £4.43 per metre (equivalent to £1.35 per linear foot)
November to March = £3.77 (equivalent to £1.15 per linear foot)


The preferred method of payment is by crossed cheque, payable to 'Eden District Council'.

For further information:

  • Contact: the Town Centres Officer
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 01768 212150
  • Address: Eden District Council, Mansion House, Penrith, Cumbria CA11 7YG
Flower stall and stallholders at Penrith Market
Stallholder on Penrith Market

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