Our markets

There are six markets in Westminster which require a street trading licence to trade. Additionally, there are privately-run Farmer’s Markets in Marylebone and Pimlico on weekends.

Please read on for more information about each market.

At this time we are not accepting any new street trading applications due to the current Coronavirus and social distancing requirements. We hope to re-open applications as soon as possible please revisit this website for updates.

1. Berwick Street W1

About One of London’s oldest markets, founded in 1778. Berwick St sells a range of traditional products together with being Soho’s main lunchtime food destination.
Times The market operates Monday to Saturday from 8am to 6pm, though the food stalls are busiest on weekdays between11am and 3pm.
Location  View on map ‎
Commodities Fruit and vegetables, flowers, coffee, dairy products, international take away foods.

We are not currently accepting new applications for Berwick Street market.

2. Church Street NW8

About Westminster’s largest market flanked by cafes and shops, serving one of London’s most multi-cultural neighbourhoods with a diverse range of traditional products. On the Lisson Grove end is London’s most famous antique’s quarter.
Times The market operates Monday to Saturday, from 8am to 6pm
Location View on map
Commodities Fresh food, flowers and plants, household goods, bags, clothing, shoes, delicatessen and international take away food.

Find out what vacancies are available at the Church Street market and how to apply

3. Maida Hill W9

About Westminster’s newest community market, Maida Hill is currently undergoing redevelopment. While we are still accepting applications for new traders, but please be aware that your licence may be suspended during any upcoming works.
Times The market operates Monday to Saturday, from 8am to 6pm.
Location View on map
Commodities Fruit and vegetables, bric-a-brac and international take-away foods.

Find out what vacancies are available at the Maida Hill market and how to apply..

4. Rupert Street W1

About A vibrant market in the heart of Soho.
Times The market operates Monday to Friday from 8am to 6pm, with hot food served between 11.30am and 3pm.
Location View on map
Commodities A range of international hot food.

Find out what vacancies are available at the Rupert Street market and how to apply..

5. Strutton Ground Market SW1

About Bustling lunchtime market that entices many of the surrounding workers, residents and tourists
Times The market operates Monday to Friday from 8am to 6pm, though the food stalls are busiest on weekdays between 11am and 3pm
Location View on map
Commodities International hot food stalls and coffee, clothing, jewellery, books.

Find out what vacancies are available at the Strutton Ground market and how to apply.

Please note we cannot accept any hot food or cooking applications for Strutton Ground at this time. The pitch sizes are 3m x 3m. Applicants are required to provide their own receptacle that will contain all goods and equipment within the pitch. All hot food traders are required to use sustainable packaging.

6. Tachbrook Street Market SW1

About Located in the heart of Pimlico, Tachbrook is a bustling market serving the local community and office workers
Times The market operates Monday to Saturday from 8am to 6pm, though the food stalls are busiest on weekdays between 11am and 3pm.
Location View on map
Commodities Fruit and vegetables, traditional butcher and fishmonger, clothing, household goods and international hot food

Find out what vacancies are available at the Tachbrook Street market and how to apply.

7. Privately Run Markets

Pimlico farmers' market

This food market takes place every Saturday from 9am to 1pm in an area known locally as Orange or Mozart Square.

8. Westminster Markets Trader Handbook

The Westminster Market Trader Handbook outlines the application process and associated fees for all traders who wish to apply for a licence. 

Download the Trader Handbook (PDF, 3.85MB)

Last updated: 4 June 2020