Market pitches

Harlow market (previously in Market Square) is located on Broad Walk and East Gate in Harlow Town Centre. 

If you are interested in renting a pitch, please contact the Licensing Team

If there are no pitches available, we will place you on a waiting list.

If you want to trade in Broad Walk, you will need:

You can trade on Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays.

Market pitch fees

Description Days applicable 1 April 2019
Pitch rentals (per day) Monday fee for first pitch £46.00
Monday fee for subsequent pitch £59.00
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday for first pitch £80.00
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday for each additional pitch £59.00
Trader licensed for not more than 1 day per week on Tuesday or Friday first pitch £46.00
Trader licensed for not more than 1 day per week subsequent pitch £59.00
Market trailers Trailers - Vehicles up to 6 metres 1 day per week calculated monthly £150.00
Trailers - Vehicles up to 6.01 - 8 metres. 1 day per week calculated monthly £150.00
Electricity 1 day per week calculated monthly £9.00

 

The fees are collected by direct debit on a monthly basis.  

Parking for stall holders with commercial vehicles is available in Post Office Road.

Promotional pitches

We have designated pitches set aside in Harlow Town Centre for promotional stalls and events, mainly within Broad Walk.

To apply for a promotional pitch, you need to complete the promotional pitches application form (pdf)

You need to return to the form to the Licensing team either by:

  • email to licensing@harlow.gov.uk 
  • post to Licensing Team, Harlow Council, Civic Centre, The Water Gardens, Harlow CM20 1WG

The charges for a 3x3m pitch are:

  • Monday to Thursday £102.00 plus VAT per day
  • Friday to Saturday £154.00 plus VAT per day
  • Sunday not available

A full week booking in Broad Walk is discounted to £518 plus VAT per week.

We will issue an invoice and we must receive the payment before the event.

We will need to see a copy of your public liability insurance (minimum of £5 million) and risk assessment 10 days before confirming the booking.

We also have a larger pitch of 7x5m available to book. If you're interested in this pitch, contact the Licensing team for charges

Not for profit promotional pitches:

  • Monday to Sunday £27 plus VAT per day
  • Weekly £106 plus VAT
  • Monthly £312 plus VAT

There is no charge for a promotional pitch if your organisation is a Harlow registered charity. However you still need to get permission from Harlow Council, and we will need to see a copy of your public liability insurance.

The cancellation fee is 20% of the fee paid.