WANT TO JOIN THE DUCKIES? 

We'd like you to join us and add to the atmosphere

After you have introduced yourself, we usually ask for photos, not only of your products, but of your stall set up. We like to see your display skills as well as your wares! Presentation is very important — as is customer service: tablecloths and smiles must be used! Personality is as important as beautiful stock and display — we are a family!

Complete the Paperwork

If you are accepted onto our list, the next stage is to please print out the application form, complete it by hand and send it with copies of your supporting documents in the old-fashioned post. We do not want it on email, thank-you: once you've been accepted and invited to send the application form, we need a hard copy posted along with all the supporting paperwork (see below for details). We know it seems old fashioned — but it's our theory that actually putting pen to paper and feet to pavement to send us the paperwork shows that you really want to join us! 

Prepare yourself

Take out public liability insurance — these two offer reasonable prices... G.M.Imber & Sons or the National Market Traders Federation (NMTF)

We need a copy of your insurance certificate!

Once you have your trial date confirmed, review your stall presentation, set up and branding: Duck Pond stalls are the best in the business — and work hard to stay that way!

Find equipment: tables, tablecloths, gazebos, weights and display props

Food traders

You need to register as a food business with your local council and everyone working on your stall needs a hygiene certificate.

Market Information

Chalfont St. Giles Village Market

PRICES: STALL £30 / STREET FOOD £50

Highgate Artisan Market

PRICE: STALL £45 INSIDE OR OUT (SORRY NO READY TO EAT FOOD)

Ruislip Markets

PRICES: GAZEBO £30 / SINGLE TABLE PITCH INSIDE £30 / DOUBLE TABLE PITCH INSIDE £50 / STREET FOOD £50

Richmond Markets

PRICES: WALKWAY SINGLE TABLE £25 / 2M GAZEBO £30 / 3M GAZEBO £40 / LARGE PITCHES £50+ / STREET FOOD £60

Pay

Payments by bank transfer (BACS), please.

Duck Pond Markets Ltd. Co-operative Bank
Sort code 08-92-50
Account number 6862 9915

Please use your name and the date of the market you are paying for as a reference

Penalty

Fees are due at least one week in advance. The payment needs to be cleared with us by the Monday of the week you are attending the market.  If you pay later than this, a £5 penalty is due. 

We do this to be able to plan and promote the markets, to be able to offer pitches to traders on our waiting lists and and to ensure you are committed to turning up, as well ensure Duck Pond Markets remain reliably open in all weathers!

Weather

We live in England. England has unreliable weather. You must commit to coming, regardless of the weather forecast! We cannot operate a market with fair weather traders. We ALWAYS open the market as long as it is safe to do so. 

If you think you might be a fair weather trader, you can't book pitches in advance. Email us once you've checked the weather to see if we still have space for you!