Kirkby Market is a popular covered market and has been operating
for over 50 years. . With over 130 stalls and having just undergone
a major redevelopment project, Kirkby Market is the ideal place to
set up or expand your business.
The market trades on Monday to Saturday from 9am to 4.30pm.
Traders have the flexibility of trading six days (Monday to -
Saturday), four days (Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday) or
any of the three traditional market days of Tuesday, Friday and
Cost of a market stall
There are two types of stallholder: casual and
Casual stall holders trade initially on a casual basis, on the
market days of their choice, for a maximum period of four weeks.
After this initial period traders are required to apply to
become a licensed trader.
The costs are:
- Non-food stalls - £25.00 per stall per day plus 75p advertising
- Food stalls - £28.00 per stall per day plus 75p advertising
Market trader requirements
Before the first day of trading on the market, casual traders
must show the following:
- Public liability document to the sum of £2,000,000 (this must
be the original document)
- Two forms of identification, one photographic (such as passport
or driving licence) and a utility bill issued within the previous
- The trader’s name and address on the identification document
must be the same as on their insurance.
Kirkby Market does not accept casual traders who register after
Applying to become a trader
Kirkby Market is not currently accepting registrations for new
traders. If you would like your name added to the waiting list for
the new Kirkby Market please contact 0151 443 4499 or email