Private markets



If you’re looking to organise a market in Nottingham, you may need to apply for a waiver of our market rights for your market.

To help you decide whether you need one, please read the paragraphs below.

If you plan to hold a car boot sale or specialist market (antiques fair, record fair, etc.) for commercial or personal gain, apply for the Commercial option  with a minimum payment of £90 per day. Where the private market lets out more than 20 stalls, an additional rate of £4.50 per stall applies.

If you are a registered charity wishing to hold an event at which your group will receive proceeds by charging for space, you should apply for the Charity option – £30 per event per day. If 50 or more sellers attend, however, the Commercial waiver applies.

You do not need to apply for a waiver if no charge will be made for space and your stalls will be staffed by volunteers.

Likewise, you do not need to apply for a waiver if you wish to hold a jumble sale where there is only one seller and all proceeds from the sale of goods will go to the organiser; e.g. a jumble sale for church funds. If four or more external traders are involved, the Charity waiver applies.

To check if you need a waiver of our rights for your proposed market, or to apply for a waiver to hold a market, please contact us. To apply for a waiver, apply below and fill the form.


Private Market Application Form