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Markets in the South Hams

South Hams District Council operates markets in Totnes, Kingsbridge and Ivybridge.

Any traders interested in having a pitch on a market at Totnes, Kingsbridge or Ivybridge markets should apply by phoning Customer Services on 01803 861234.

Pitches are only allocated based on availability at each market and are subject to terms and conditions which are available to traders once a pitch is granted.

Totnes Pannier Market operates on every Friday and Saturday on the Market Square and also occupies the Civic Hall car park.  It is a historical market and has known to trade for many hundreds of years.  Today it is a flourishing busy Market selling food, clothes, plants, bric-a-brac, antiques, furniture, jewellery and tools.

The Market is operated by South Hams District Council who own the Market Square area and the Market is enforced by an authorised Inspector from Street Scene Services Team.

Kingsbridge market operates from the Square at Quay Car park Mondays and Thursdays but the Thursday market does not run between January and March. Ivybridge market operates on Thursdays in Glanvilles Mill car park.

Market stalls are subject to the payment of rent depending on the size of the pitch and are collected by the Inspector on the morning of trading.  All goods and produce sold are subject to the Inspectors approval and the Council reserves the right to refuse traders if deemed necessary. Stall pitches are controlled by the Market Inspector.  All stall holders are required to provide their own stall and must have public liability insurance.  Please note that most pitches are not undercover.

How can I get a pitch on a market?

There are currently no permanent pitches available at any of the markets and there is a high volume of traders currently on the waiting lists. However, there may be a possibility of trading at Totnes on a casual basis.

Traders wishing to attend the markets may book a pitch by emailing Samantha.deeley@southhams.gov.uk there is no guarantee of a spot if you book ahead,  you will be notified if there is a space available which may possibly be at short notice.

Charges/Stall/Pitch Hire 

Frontage per foot (the area which faces the public) £2.40  

Minimum Charge £15.00 (6 foot stall)            

Stalls are categorized as Standard, Medium, Large and Outsize

Standard - being up to 6 foot frontage

Medium - being between 7 foot and 10 foot frontage

Large - being between 11 and 21 frontage  

Outsize stall - of unusual shape and size and anything over 21 foot footage.

All charges are reviewed annually in line with Council policy.

Location of Market Day of MarketOpening Times 
Totnes Market SquareFridays and Saturdays

Opens 08:45

Closes 16:30 (November 1 - March 31)

Closes 17:30 (April 1 - October 31)

Ivybridge Glanvilles Mill Car ParkThursdays

Opens 09:30

Closes 16:30

Kingsbridge Town Square            

Mondays - May to September

Tuesdays - All year

Thursdays - March to December

Opens 09:30

Closes 16:30