Manchester City Council

Trading at Local Markets

Local Markets include Arndale Market and Church Street Market, Gorton, Harpurhey, Longsight and Wythenshawe Markets.

Casual trading at local outdoor markets

If you want to sell goods or services on a casual basis at the local outdoor markets, including the second-hand and mixed markets, you need to apply for a casual registration. A casual registration identity card allows you to attend the market on the day of trading, and apply to trade at the market for the day. Daily charges vary depending on the location and type of space.

Regular trading at the local markets

If you want to occupy a trading space at the local markets on a regular or daily basis (including where you already occupy a regular space at the market and wish to apply for additional space or move to another space or where you are a registered casual trader and want to apply for a regular trading space), you must complete a casual registration agreement or occupancy agreement.

To apply for a casual registration agreement or occupancy agreement you will need to:

Complete and submit this form with all relevant supporting documents

Please note that to use this online form you must be able to create and upload electronic versions of the documents required in the Supporting Documents section of this form.