Manchester City Council

Markets New Smithfield Wholesale Market

Sunday Market & Car Boot

New Smithfield Wholesale Market, Whitworth Street, Openshaw, Manchester, M11 2WJ

About the Sunday Market & Car Boot

This traditional outdoor car boot is an outdoor element of New Smithfield Market and brings together everything from clothing, shoes and bric-à-brac to new and second-hand furniture, household products, craft and pots and pans.

You'll also find a cafe and stalls selling fresh meat, vegetables and fruit, pet products, books, video and CDs at the indoor Sunday Market.

Opening and Trading times

The New Smithfield Sunday Market and Car Boot opens its gates for traders at 5am, with trading spaces being allocated from 6am onwards.

Trading lasts from 7am until 2pm.

Do you want to sell second hand goods at the Sunday Market & Car Boot?

If you want to sell second hand goods there's no need to book. Just turn up and join the queue at the back of the market. Gates open from 5am. Spaces are allocated on a first come, first served basis from 6am.

If you are selling second hand goods on a traditional out door 'Real Car Boot' trading space, the fees are as follows:

  • £19.00 per car; and
  • £25.00 per van.

For those selling new goods, there are two separate fees depending on how regularly you trade:

  • £39.50 - casual pitches
  • £33.50 - licensed regular pitches (£576.00 reservation fee payable per annum per licence)

You will be charged the full daily fee for every space and part space that you use.

Find out more about trading at the Sunday Market & Car Boot including:

  • Trading space size;
  • Applying for a licence to trade regularly; and 
  • Selling fresh food, such as hot & cold food and drink, ice-cream and butcher's meat.

See more information about New Smithfield Market, including travel directions and location.

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