Temporary Markets Rights Licence: Schedule of Fees

Fees are subject to change at any time. Fees for trader are for each day the market is operating. If a market goes ahead without the appropriate licence the operator may be charged a Standard Fee after the event. All fees must be paid before a licence is issued and a market can go ahead.

Type of Market /Operator Admin Fee*  Fee per trader
Market (operated for profit)  £50.00  £4.00
Market (operated by a not-for-profit)^  £50.00  £2.00
Car boot sales (operated for profit)  £50.00  £1.50
Car boot sales (operated by a not-for-profit)^  £50.00  £1.00

* A larger Admin Fee of £100 will be charged where a licence is issued retrospectively. This is to account for additional administrative work, e.g. research, additional communications with organisers etc.

^Markets run by charities or not-for-profit organisations will only be charged a per trader fee for those stalls trading for profit, not for those traders raising funds for a charity or not-for-profit organisation. Applicants will need to evidence their charity/not-for-profit status.

Example calculation for a commercial market with 80 stalls operating over 2 days.

Example calculation for a commercial market with 80 stalls operating over 2 days.
 Admin fee £50.00 
 Licence fee for 80 stalls = £320.00  
 No. of days   2 days = £640.00
 Sub-total  £690.00
 VAT n/a
 Total  £690.00

Standard Fee

The Standard Fee would equate to a larger admin fee of £100 (to account for the additional administration) and a licence fee of £800, for a total fee of £900.

Every effort will be made to establish the correct fee with the operator before an invoice for the Standard Fee is issued.


“Commercial” Operated for profit for the benefit/gain of an individual, company, group or similar.

“Not for profit” Operated by a constituted community group, registered charity or Community Amateur Sports Club (CASC), with profits reinvested in the group, charity or club.

“Standard fee” This fee is charged in such circumstances when a market, car boot sale or similar goes ahead without a temporary market licence.