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Kendal markets

Kendal's street market takes place on Wednesday and Saturday, from 8am to 5pm.

The indoor market is open six days a week, Monday to Saturday, from 8.30am to 5pm.

Access is from the Market Place or the multi-storey car park via the Westmorland Shopping Centre. 

Map showing the location of the markets and SLDC owned/managed car parks in Kendal

Kendal Market Traders Pack (PDF 769KB / 13 pages)

Kendal indoor market

There are wide range of goods available at the indoor market including:

  • cards and gifts
  • haberdashery and fabric
  • traditional sweets and confectionary
  • home décor and artificial flowers
  • second hand books
  • Dutch furniture
  • carpets and flooring
  • picture framing
  • bags and travel goods
  • ladies and indoor footwear
  • outdoor menswear
  • small electronic goods, phone, computing
  • pet supplies
Kendal indoor market General retail (indoor)
Number of stalls 18 permanent units plus 25 tables
Market days Monday to Saturday
Type of stalls Lock up
Size of stalls Various, 9.50 square metres on average
Tables 1.83 metres by 0.76 metres
Service charge Yes
Refuse collection Yes
Vans on No
Refreshments Cafe serving hot and cold meals
Letting arrangements Units are let on annual agreements. Tenants are permitted to sell own businesses by agreement with Council.
Tables Let daily/weekly: £6 a day to rent. Please note traders will need public liability insurance.

Kendal street market

Kendal outdoor market General retail (outdoor)
Number of pitches 25
Market days Wednesday and Saturday
Type of stalls Traders own dismountable
Size of stalls Various

Market Place: £1.60 per linear 0.305 metre (1 foot) of frontage

(Winter 01 Oct to 31 March: £1.16)

Stramongate: £1.16 per linear 0.305 metre (1 foot) of frontage

(Winter 01 Oct to 31 March: £0.93)

Service charge No
Refuse collection Yes
Vans on No
Letting arrangements Casual traders welcome but it is advisable to telephone first to avoid disappointment: 01539 793 477 

Links to other organisations:

The National Association of British Market Authorities

National Market Traders Federation

Alliance Against Counterfeiting and Piracy

The National Association of Farmers Markets

Trading Standards

Market Trader weekly newspaper

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