Ever Thought of Becoming a Market Trader?
Bedford markets are growing and Bedford
Borough Council is actively supporting people who would like to
start trading on the market by providing advice sessions and
support. Those with an ambition to trade can find out more at one
of the council’s FREE information sessions on Monday 6th September
2010, at 10am, 1pm or 4pm, in the Harpur Suite, Harpur Square,
From as little as £13.50 per week, people can
start casual trading on Bedford’s markets, subject to paperwork and
Anybody with a flair for selling and a good
eye for business can become a successful market trader, as either a
part-time or full-time career. The council have an experienced team
to help support and advise those that may require encouragement
during their start-up period.
While other towns are reporting a downturn in
their markets, Bedford’s are thriving. The colourful gazebo stalls
attract visitors from many surrounding villages, towns and
The Mayor of Bedford Borough, Dave Hodgson,
said: “Bedford has a thriving range of markets, and we want to
encourage and support anyone who is keen to become a new market
trader. Once individuals have the inclination to start-up a market
stall, and the talent to keep it running, there is no stopping them
from achieving enormous success.”
During each session there will be an
opportunity to ask questions, so that people can find out more
about starting up as a market trader and whether it would suit
their business objectives.
There is no need to book, just ‘roll up, roll
up’ on the day!
For further details please contact Aidan
Marnell (from the Market Services Team, at Bedford Borough Council)
on 01234 221890.