Apply for a Knaresborough market stall

Information about trading at Knaresborough market including rates and contact details.

Knaresborough market takes place on Wednesdays. Pitches are allocated according to availability as well as the items you plan to sell.

Apply for a market stall

To apply for a stall you will need to complete a registration form so that you can attend as a casual trader or to represent a charity/local volunteer group.

Apply for a stall at Knaresborough market

Market fees

At 8am on the day of trading, the Markets Officer will ask for payment. Casual traders can make an electronic payment.

Once you trade with us on a regular basis, you can talk to the Markets Officer about becoming a permanent trader and the required paperwork you will need to complete. All permanent traders must pay by Direct Debit for their stall.

There are no charges for a charity stall which is supported by volunteers.

Trader stall fee

The fees listed in this table are for traders using their own stalls on a pitch size of 10 feet by 6 feet. Vans, mobiles or self-assemble will be charged a pro-rata rate. 

Type of trader  Unit charge  Amount 2024-25

Permanent trader 

(summer rate for 40 weeks per year) 

Per pitch per day  £21.95
Permanent trader (discounted winter rate for 12 weeks)   Per pitch per day  £18.45
Casual trader  Per pitch per day  £24.70
New starter rate (for self-assembly of trader’s own stalls for the first four weeks of trading)  Per pitch per day  £11.85

 Other fees

Service  Unit charge  Amount 2024-25 
Surcharge for us to provide and erect stall (permanent traders only)  Per stall per day  £5.30
Small table/hanging space  Per unit per day  £2.65 
Electricity  Per day  £9.45

Frequently asked questions

How many charity stalls do you have at the market?

There is one stall available every Wednesday at Knaresborough’s market for charity or local voluntary groups.

Organisations can bring four or more of the following items to their stall in order to receive donations:

  • bric-a-brac
  • handmade knitwear
  • homemade arts and crafts (including cards)
  • preserves, chutneys and pickles
  • promotion of charity/club membership
  • same day raffle
  • second hand books
  • second hand clothing
  • second hand toys
  • tombola

Other products may be considered but permission will need to be granted. Please note that bakery, plants and eggs are not allowed.

As our charity stalls are very popular you can also apply for a stall by contacting us. Our customer services team will then pass your details onto the Markets Officer.

What information do I need to provide when applying for a stall?

All market traders and those representing charities/volunteer groups will need to provide:

  • a copy of your public liability insurance certificate (this must provide cover for up to £5 million) 
  • photographic identification and address details 

After applying online you will receive a confirmation email which you will need to bring with you on the day, along with your insurance certificate.