Holding an occasional market or fayre, including antique fayres, coin, stamp, postcard, book fayre etc.
  1. If held within the City of Wolverhampton or within 6 2/3 miles from the City Boundary, all the above-named activities come under the description of “Rival Markets” and could, therefore, be in breach of Wolverhampton Council’s Market Franchise Rights.
  2. Each organisation will be limited to twelve events per year and each site may only be used on twelve days per year.
  3. Operators must provide evidence of valid third party public liability insurance for £5,000,000 and a Risk Assessment for the event.
  4. Details of the event, including venue, name of organisation, name and address of organiser, and proposed date, insurance and risk assessments should be forwarded in writing, at least 28 days prior to the event, together with the appropriate licence fee to:

City Centre Retail Market
Temple Street
City Centre


Charity or fund-raising groups are subject to an alternative £20.00 administrative fee.

The fee structure comprises of a minimum licence fee of £80.00 per event and raises to a maximum of £570.00 per event dependent upon the size of the event and number of traders expected to attend.

6-12 traders expected to attend - £80.00
13-25 traders expected to attend - £170.00
26-74 traders expected to attend - £340.00
75+ traders expected to attend - £570.00