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Trading at Dudley Market

Dudley Market

Dudley Market is open six days every week and provides a high quality shopping service to members of the local community. Traders come from far and wide and goods offered for sale are many and various ranging from DVDs and Playstation games to fruit and vegetables; from ladies lingerie to fashionable sports wear.

Dudley Council is keen to maintain the widest possible range of goods and produce.

By becoming a market trader on Dudley Market you can help maintain the strong tradition of Market shopping within the town.

How to become a market trader at Dudley

Getting started is easy, if you do not already have an established business then you need to identify a strong product line, that is new and interesting and not currently being sold on the Market, for example Asian or Caribbean foods or ethnic arts and crafts, computer accessories, footwear, hardware to mention but a few.

You will need public liability insurance which can be purchased from a number of insurance providers. Two of the insurers most commonly used by traders are as follows:

How much does it cost to trade on Dudley Market

You can enjoy some of the cheapest stall rents in the Midlands. For details please contact the Market Manager.

What are the benefits of Market trading?

You will be your own boss and the more effort you put in the greater the reward. The down side to Market trading, if there, is one is that you will be outdoors in the fresh air and in all weathers.

Becoming a trader on Dudley Market is easy               

Becoming a permanent trader on Dudley Market

Permanent stalls are available to all traders, just ask the represent from Tudor Market.

Vehicle access to stalls

Vehicles are allowed on to the Market Place for traders to unload and load goods. Vehicles must be removed from the Market Place by 9.30am as it is a pedestrian only area from 10am until 4pm.  Vehicles are allowed into the Market Place at 4pm on weekdays and 4.30pm on Saturdays.

Business Advice

Please see our Business web pages for some sound business advice.

Further information

If you already have an established business or would like to know more about becoming a trader on Dudley Market, please contact Tudor Markets or James Willis 07496 588119 to find out what your next step should be.

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