Other markets, forecourt trading and the Town Square

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Information about markets, forecourt trading and the Town Square.

Blackhorse Workshop will be held on Christmas Market, Friday 6 December 2019, 6pm to 10pm.

1-2 Sutherland Road Path, Walthamstow, E17 6BX

There will be craft stalls, mulled wine, hot food from Tangy's Tasty Stuff and Wood St Coffee, and a DJ.

Chingford Mount Market Click to get info

The Chingford Mount Market is held on the last Saturday of each month in Albert Crescent, Chingford Mount, E4 6HS and is licensed by Waltham Forest Council.

It is run by E4 markets and includes a range of arts, crafts and food stalls.

More details can be found by visiting Chingford Mount Market facebook page.

E17 Designers Market Click to get info

E17 Designers Markets showcase good quality arts and crafts handmade by different groups and individuals from across the borough. 

The events provide a unique opportunity to show and sell their work locally. Art and craft disciplines represented include: jewellery; ceramics; fashion; printmaking; soft furnishings and accessories. 

Established in 2006, we usually run eight markets a year in various venues.

Forthcoming Markets:
Saturday 7 December 2019, 11am to 4pm, Christmas Market at Waltham Forest Community Hub
Orford Road, Walthamstow, E17 9LN
Sunday 15 December 2019, 11am to 5pm, Christmas Market at One Hoe Street, Walthamstow, E17 4SD

See the full list of traders

Hoe Street Market Click to get info

Hoe Street Market is a monthly Sunday market at Walthamstow Trades Hall. 

Find gifts, art, cards, cakes, plants, jewellery, clothes, homeware and more from local artists, makers and bakers. 

Street food is served in the front car park (next to the petrol station on Hoe Street) – buy outside and eat inside with a drink from the very cheap bar! Child friendly with plenty of seating and space for prams, the address is 17 Hoe Street but the entrance is on Tower Hamlets Road (opposite Yard Sale Pizza). 

Future markets are from 12 noon until 5pm on:

Sunday 8 December

This market is on private land which means it is not licensed by Waltham Forest Council.

Leyton and Stone Designers is a group of designer/makers based in Leyton and Leytonstone. 

The group holds pop-up markets to promote members' work and support the craft and design community in our area. These markets are privately organised.
Please check the website for more information about market dates and traders. 

Future Markets

  • Saturday 30 November, 11am to 4pm, Christmas Market at Leytonstone Library Hall
  • Saturday 14 December, 12 noon to 4pm, Pop-up Christmas Market at Welcome To The Forest Bar, 186A Hoe Street, Walthamstow,
  • Sunday 15 December, 11am to 4pm, Christmas Market at Leytonstone Social Club

The Leyton Jubilee Park Market is hosted by The Creative Side of London.

The next market is a Winter Weekend Market showcasing local talent, handmade stalls, food and art on Friday 29 November, 5pm to 8pm and Saturday 30 November, 11am to 4pm

A range of affordable stalls including hot food, local produce, handmade goods and pre-loved items, as well as music, bouncy castle and other entertainment for children.

The market takes place behind KukooLaLa Cafe, Leyton Jubilee Park E10 7BL.

 

The Lloyd Park Market Click to get info

The Lloyd Park Market is held every Saturday, 10am to 4pm, at Lloyd Park Forest Road entrance, Walthamstow, E17 4PP.

The market will offer 30 high quality food stalls, covering everything you need for a weekly produce shop, including: organic seasonal fruit and veg from local farmers, meat from an organic farm butcher and fresh fish from the fishmonger.

North Chingford Market Click to get info

The North Chingford Market  is held in Station Road, Chingford, E4 7BE and is licensed by Waltham Forest Council.

It is run by E4 markets and includes a range of arts, crafts and food stalls.

More details are available here.

Walden Studios Winter Market, 95A Lynmouth Road, Walthamstow, E17 8AG is holding two winter markets this year:

Saturday 30 November 2019, 10am - 6pm (please use bullet points for dates)

Sunday 1 December 2019, 10am - 6pm

The market will be selling a range of craft, jewellery, cushions and ceramics.

On Saturday 30 November there will also be a Pottery Workshop.

Email: walden.pottery.e17@gmail.com - Walden Studios for more details 

Waltham Forest Community Hub and Wood Street First have joined forces to hold a Christmas Market on Staurday 14 December 2019, 12 noon to 4pm at Waltham Forest Community Hub, 18A Orford Road, Walthamstow, E17 9LN.

As well as street food and Christmas gifts there will be live music, Santa's Grotto and a pantomime performed at 3pm called Scrooge, an E17 Christams Carol

Sundays 10am to 2pm

The Walthamstow Farmers Market takes place every Sunday on Walthamstow High Street, next to the Town Square and the Mall, between 10am and 2pm.

Items including fresh bread, free range eggs, organic vegetables, cheese, poultry, succulent cooked sausages and plants are all on sale. This market is run by London Farmers’ Markets, for further information or to apply to trade on this market see London Farmers’ Market website.

Walthamstow Farmers’ Market is a popular place every Sunday with more than 20 traders selling everything from speciality breads, honey and preserves to fresh meat, game and vegetables.

The Walthamstow Sunday Social Market runs every Sunday from 10am to 4pm in Walthamstow High Street.

The market aims to provide experiential street market offerings, from talented street food vendors, start up brands and great entertainment.

Walthamstow Market Click to get info

For information about the market please see the Walthamstow Market page.
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Dating from 1885, Walthamstow Market is the longest outdoor street market in Europe.

It is open:

  • Tuesday to Friday, 8am to 5pm 
  • Saturday, 8am to 5.30pm

Extra opening for Christmas:

Walthamstow Market is providing an extra shopping day for all you keen shoppers searching for gifts and presents, fruit and veg for the Christmas table, or simply enjoy the festive decorations and atmosphere of the Market.

So, come on down on Monday 23 December, 8am - 5pm and support your local Market.

For further information about the market and its history please see the Walthamstow Market page.

Walthamstow Town Square Click to get info

The Town Centre is a licensed public entertainments facility and therefore subject to conditions imposed on the licence and the bylaws of the Council. The venue is designated primarily for the purpose of presenting entertainments that enhance the experience of shopping in Walthamstow.

The protocol contains information on how groups can obtain the permission of the Council to use stalls, tables or banners in Walthamstow Town Square in accordance with the Parks and Open Spaces general byelaws.

It is important that you read and understand the protocol, in conjunction with the byelaws, before making an application. See Town Square protocol (21KB PDF file)

Wood Street Indoor Market Click to get info

The former Crown Cinema in Wood Street, Walthamstow, has operated as a market since 1955, owned and ran by the same family since the early 1980s, with ownership and responsibility passing down through the generations.

The market, which has 30 trading units available, is open Tuesday to Saturday, 52 weeks a year, from 10am to 5.30pm. The market is also open on the first Sunday of every month.

Details of traders and special events are available from the Wood Street indoor market website

Forecourt trading Click to get info

A street trading licence may also be required if you are trading on a forecourt of a shop premises or wish to place tables and chairs on the highway outside your premises.

To apply please contact the Street Trading team for an application form.

A licence may not be granted when adverse comments are received from the consulted parties.

A licence will not be granted where there is a risk to road safety or possibility of a nuisance being created.

The Council may revoke a street trading licence after it has been granted. This may be for a variety of reasons such as: non compliance with conditions, non payment or because other agencies such as highways department require access to the trading location. You will be given at least 10 days notice if your consent is revoked.

Will tacit consent apply? Click to get info

No. It is in the public interest that Waltham Forest Council must process your application before it can be granted. If you have not heard from us within 20 working days contact us online if you applied via the UK welcome business website or use the contact details below.

Applying Click to get info

The application form must be received at least seven days prior to the first date for which you are applying.

Please note that you can book no more than four weeks in advance in any one application.

If you don't have access to a computer, you can visit a Library Plus branch where you can use a self-service pc to log your request/report.  Staff are available to support you if you need it.​​​​​​​

Contact Click to get info

If you have any queries regarding this protocol or the application form please phone the Street Trading team on 020 8496 2880.

Email Street.trading@walthamforest.gov.uk