Market trading stalls and licensing

You need a licence to become a market trader. 

The general market (Market Square)

A stall at Market Square for Monday to Sunday costs between £10.00 and £38.83 per day, depending on location and day of the week.

Availability is on a week-to-week basis and you'll first need to complete a market stall licence application form (available below).

  • Stalls come with:
    • two power points
    • a 16-amp fuse
    • stall framework and top sheet
    • cardboard recycling
    • refuse facility
    • washroom facility
  • Casual trading (for existing traders) will be charged an additional £5 premium per stall
  • Hot food traders will be charged an additional £7.18 premium per stall per day
  • Set of  flame retardant sheeting M2 standard(Hot food traders only)
  • License amendment £30

Payments need to be made through our customer service centre.


Please allow 14 days for your application to be processed (at busy times this maybe longer)

If you intend to sell food on Cambridge markets you will also need to register your business.

General market layout

The image below shows the layout of the stalls in Market Square, and the price bands.


2018/19 Fee

Cambridge General & Sunday Market


Monday and Tuesday






Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays






Saturdays and Sundays








Hot Food Premium


Casual Premium






All Saints Gardens Market








Licence Amendment Fee


Direct Debit rebate


Vehicle access

  • There's no parking for market traders.
  • Unloading times are from 6.30 to 9.30am, and your vehicle must be removed after unloading.
  • Loading is permitted after 4pm.

All Saints Garden art and craft market

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