Ipswich Market

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About Ipswich Market

Ipswich Market is a small traditional market operating Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 9am till 4pm located in Lloyds Arch and Giles Circus. Managed by Ipswich Borough Council, the market was given its first Royal Charter in 1317 by Edward II. 

There is a range for goods for sale from fresh fish, local fruit and vegetables, fresh meats, cheeses, clothing and jewellery to name but a few. In addition, Giles Circus offers a range of street food from traditional burgers and bacon baps, Caribbean, Mexican, vegan and other foods from around the world differing on a daily basis. We also have artisan coffees and beans. 

Find our list of traders, locations and days. 

Becoming a Trader

If you are thinking about becoming a market trader, contact the Market Team in the first instance to talk about your products and discuss your requirements.

If we have a pitch available for your stall you will need to complete a market trader application form (link below) and agree to abide by the Market Regulations detailed in the link below. 

Please note that you will need to provide evidence that you hold public liability insurance to a minimum of £5 million and proof of your eligibility to working in the United Kingdom. If using electric or gas you must also provide a copy of a PAT test and/or Gas Safe Certificate.

All food businesses must also have a minimum 4-star Food Hygiene Rating to trade on Ipswich Market.

Market Trader Application form

Market Regulations