Manchester City Council

Markets Apply to be a market trader

Sunday market & car boot (New Smithfield)

Casual trading on the Real Car Boot outdoor spaces

This is the perfect arrangement for traditional car booters selling unwanted household goods on an ad hoc basis. Outdoor trading spaces are allocated on a first come, first served basis.  Just turn up on Sunday and join the queue at the back of the market.

Gates open from 5am and spaces are allocated from 6am. Trading is 7am until 2pm.

The trading space allows room to park your car and space for table and chair only: £19 for cars and £25 for vans per space.

Casual trading at New Smithfield Sunday market & car boot

Casual trading spaces at the New Smithfield Sunday market & car boot are allocated on a first come, first served basis.  Just turn up on Sunday and join the queue at the back of the market. This doesn't include the sale of fresh food (e.g. catering units, ice-cream vans or butchers meat) which is restricted to licensees.

A trading space is approximately 6 metres by 3 metres and costs £39.50.

Regular trading at New Smithfield Sunday Market & Car Boot

To trade regularly from the same space you should apply for a licence and a permit.  Refer to the guidance notes for more information.

Please note from 3 December 2017 we will no longer be accepting cash or cheques as a form of payment for our trading spaces.  We will only be in a position to take payment by credit or debit card.

Fresh Food Sales

Only regular licensed holders can sell fresh food, hot & cold food and drink, ice-cream and butcher's meat on the Sunday Market & car boot from specific spaces. The market is currently fully occupied and we will advertise when spaces become available.

Was this page helpful?

Was this page helpful?

;