Trade at Kirkby Market

Kirkby Market is a vibrant covered market that has been serving the community for over five decades. With over 130 stalls and a recent refurbishment, Kirkby Market is an ideal location to establish or expand your business

Enhanced shopping experience

The revitalised Kirkby Market has been designed with the input of traders and shoppers to elevate the town centre's shopping experience.

Kirkby market has:

  • A significantly enhanced visual appeal
  • Easier access to stalls
  • Covered areas for protection from the elements
  • A welcoming customer café
  • Convenient customer toilets
  • Seamless integration with the town centre


Find out more about the disability access here. 

Trading hours and flexibility

The market is open from 9am to 4:30 pm on Monday through Saturday. 

  • Traders have the flexibility to operate six days a week (Monday to Saturday)
  • Four days a week (Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday)
  • On any of the three traditional market days Tuesday, Friday, and Saturday.

Market stall costs

Licenced traders

Non-food stalls

£19 per stall per day

Food stalls

£22 per stall per day

Market trader requirements

Before starting to trade at the market, traders must provide the following documentation:

  • A valid public liability insurance document covering £5,000,000 (original copy required)
  • Two forms of identification, one of which must be a photographic ID (such as a passport or driving licence) and the other a recent utility bill (issued within the past three months)
  • Both forms of identification must match the trader's name and address as stated on their insurance policy

Applying to become a trader

Kirkby Market is currently accepting registrations for new traders. 


0151 443 4499 


Chat with us