Market stallholder information
We provide market stallholder information 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
Market traders are required to:
- Provide their own stall equipment
- Have current public liability insurance
- Read the rules of Appleby Market (PDF: 77Kb / 3 pages)
and /or rules of Penrith Market (PDF: 158Kb / 3 pages)
- Complete either the:
Appleby Saturday market stallholder registration form (Word Document: 153Kb / 2 pages)
and / or Penrith Tuesday market stallholder registration form (Word Document: 754Kb / 2 pages)
- Penrith market traders must complete the Penrith Tuesday market stallholder booking form (Word Document: 157Kb / 1 page)
We may share details with other authorised bodies, such as the Inland Revenue, the Police, Trading Standards and Environmental Health.
How we allocate market stallholders' pitches
Our representatives will allocate new 'casual' traders with an available pitch.
What goods can stallholders sell on market stalls?
We permit stallholders to sell goods detailed in the registration form and goods we have agreed they can sell.
You must obtain an appropriate License from us and follow regulations for Health and Safety.
What does a market pitch cost?
We set pitch fees on an annual basis.
Penrith Tuesday market, Cornmarket
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
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 a crossed cheque, payable to 'Eden District Council'.