Become a Permanent Trader

Permanent Traders

Gravesend Borough Market in Kent is seeking existing traders and business start-ups who would like to showcase their products/produce and add to the existing permanent shops in the market.

Situated either side of the market are 18 shop units. Three measure 6 metres wide by 2.8 metres deep (double shops) and 15 measure 3 metres wide and 2.8 metres deep.

We would welcome applications from a haberdashery, which shoppers to the market have been asking for.

When units become available we will contact interested traders, who have registered their interest to meet with the Market Management team and discuss their business plan and ideas.

The Market Team look forward to receiving your registration.

Submit your application

To apply, please fill in our application form below. Once you’ve completed the form, we’ll be in contact within three working days telling you what you need to do next.


If you would like to trade at Kent’s Gravesend Borough Market the rents are as follows.

For a double unit it is £600 per month. Upfront costs are £600 deposit and one months’ rent in advance and £60 for shop signage.

The rent for a single unit is £300 plus V.A.T per month. Upfront costs are £300 deposit and one months’ rent in advance and £30 plus V.A.T for shop signage. The units have  individual electricity meters and the units are billed quarterly.

Included in these costs are social media and notice board advertising.

Traders must be ready to trade Tuesday to Saturday by 9am and not close until 5pm and on Sundays from 10am to 4pm.