If you are looking to start a business selling a product, Portsmouth City Council can offer pitches for market stalls and concessional pitches in various locations in the city. Having a market stall or pitch can be a great way to see how successful your business can be without long term rental payments or bills.
Markets are held in two areas of Portsmouth: the city centre Thursday to Saturdays, and Cosham High Street every Monday. Both markets are popular and see great custom.
If you are interested in setting up and running your own market stall, call the Market Inspectors on 07985 160403
Markets in Palmerston Road Precinct are organised by independent organisations.
- Love Southsea – a market for artists, artisans and entrepreneurs
- Hampshire Farmers’ Markets – a market for local sourced food and associated products
Concessional pitches are permanent locations that you can use throughout the week for your business. They tend to be used by companies who sell products such as fast and convenient food. Unlike market stalls, concessional pitches can be found in many areas from car parks to town centres, as well as road lay-bys and the seafront.
To find available locations email us at email@example.com.
Event or Promotion Space
Getting your business known can be challenging at times – being in the public eye in an event or promotional space enables you to hand out information or talk to the public to improve your company profile. Spaces available for promotional events are offered in busy areas across Portsmouth, including Palmerston Road, city centre and Cosham High Street, all of which have great public access and attendance.
For more info or to book call the Business Helpline 023 9284 1641 or email us
Before you start a stall or concessional pitch you will need to make sure you abide by the Council’s Street Trading Consents and also make sure you have the correct license to sell your product or service.