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Street trading and markets

Streets fall into the following designations for street trading:

  • 'Consent' street trading may take place but a license is required
  • 'Prohibited' all street trading is prohibited
  • 'Not designated' street trading may take place, no specific license is required but all other regulations (such as food hygiene) must be complied with

Apply for a street trading licence

Complete and return the application form for a street trading license to trade on a "consented" street:

Street trading fees

Street trading fees are payable only when a licence has been granted

Street trading description Fee for 2021 to 2022
Witney and Chipping Norton £2892.82 (3 months £862.14)  
Any other consent street £1933.99 (3 months £620.81)
Day Rates  
Per Trader £ 67.18
Late Night Opening of Public Conveniences if required £ actual cost
Additional Street Cleaning if required £ actual cost


Markets take place in:

  • Chipping Norton on Wednesdays
  • Witney on Thursdays and Saturdays
  • Carterton on Thursdays

Market pitch fees for 2021 to 2022

Town Market pitch and canopy details Fee
Chipping Norton

per day per 1 O' frontage or pro-rata
per day casual
plus per canopy, per pitch, per day

Witney per day per 1 O' frontage or pro-rata
per day casual
plus per canopy, per pitch, per day
£31 .67
Carterton Contact Carterton Town Council 01993 842156  


To book a pitch at Chipping Norton or Witney market fill in the general enquiry form.

Farmers' markets

Farmers' markets run from 8.30am to 1.30pm:

  • Charlbury is quarterly, second Saturday in the month (March, June, September, December)
  • Chipping Norton is the third Saturday of every month
  • Witney is the fourth Friday of every month
  • Woodstock is the first Saturday of every month

Farmers' markets in West Oxfordshire are run by the Thames Valley Farmers' Market Co-operative.

The fee for the Farmers' market - per site is £349.39

Illegal trading

If you believe someone is trading illegally, please fill in the general enquiry form.

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