Getting a stall on Hinckley Market

How to apply for a market licence

Hinckley town centre market plants and flowers

Fees and how to apply

Fees for licensed traders

The fees for a licensed trader are as follows:

Saturday

Zone one

  • One stall £29.40
  • Second stall £22.05 (includes 25% discount)
  • Third stall or more £14.70 (includes 50% discount)

Zone two

  • One stall £14.70
  • Second stall £11.03 (includes 25% discount)
  • Third stall or more £7.35 (includes 50% discount)

Monday or Friday

Zone one

  • One stall £24.20
  • Second stall  £18.15 (includes 25% discount)
  • Third stall or more £12.10 (includes 50% discount)

Zone two

  • One stall £12.10
  • Second stall £9.08 (includes 25% discount)
  • Third stall or more £6.05 (includes 50% discount)

Casual fees for comparison

The rent per stall for a casual trader is currently £33.60 on a Saturday for a prime position (£16.80 in zone two) and £28.20 on a Monday or Friday for a prime position (£14.10 in zone two).

How to apply

Before applying to become a licensed market trader, you will need to have traded on a casual basis on our market for a minimum of three months. After this time you will be invited to become a licensed trader. Two references will normally be required.

Apply for a market licence

Time period for council to normally approve the application

Two months, subject to receipt of satisfactory references.

What happens if your application is not processed by this council within the normal approved time period (tacit consent)

In order to process the application it may be required to consult other external agencies prior to making a decision. However, should you not receive confirmation that your licence application has been granted or rejected within three months of submission you may commence your business as tacit consent applies to this application.

If you have not heard from us in that time period

Please contact culture@hinckley-bosworth.gov.uk

Complaints concerning the process

In the first instance, please contact culture@hinckley-bosworth.gov.uk. An appeal against refusal to issue a licence will go before the Town Centre Manager. If the decision to refuse a licence is upheld, then there are no further methods of appeal. An applicant my wish to use the council's complaints procedure.

Any change in circumstances

Any substantial changes from those detailed in the original application form should be brought to the attention of the council.

Last updated: 27/03/2017 09:09

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