Marketplace

Join our unique seaside shopping experience

Interested in bringing your business to life in our Marketplace? We are welcoming applications to join our Marketplace ahead of what promises to be a bumper summer.

Minimum compulsory hours are now Weekends & Bank holidays, 11 - 5.

We’re also now accepting applications to join our Festive Marketplace, with successful applicants being contacted by September at the latest.

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Details

  • Marketplace Huts available for 2022

    The huts are 3m x 3m in size, extending to 4.2m when the double doors to the front are opened and have the additional roof piece attached forming a large porch area. The pitched roof extends to 3.5m internally and the door width is 1.2m wide.

    Each hut has internal lighting with 2 x double plug sockets.

    Full Marketplace Platform Pitches available for 2022
    These can be rented as a full or half pitch. Full pitches are 6m x 1.8 and a half pitches 3m x 1.8m.

    Please make it clear in your proposal which unit you intend to apply for: Hut, Platform Pitch (full) or Platform Pitch (half).

    Please make it clear in your application if you would like to join our Marketplace in this structure.

  • Marketplace Huts Seasonal Opening Hours 2022

    The minimum compulsory opening hours for traders in the Marketplace is Saturdays, Sundays & Bank Holidays, 11 - 5.

    These hours however are a minimum and Marketplace traders are welcome to open beyond these hours.

    Traders across the site, including those in the adjoining Goods Yard are open a minimum of 5 days a week (7 days during school and public holidays).

    Marketplace Platform Pitches Opening Hours 2022

    Every Sunday from 3rd April to 25th September 11am to 6pm.

  • Marketplace Huts

    Those who commit to what remains of the season (until 26th September) pay £400+ VAT per month.

    Those who select individual months pay £600+ VAT per month.

    Pitch fees are paid in advance.

    Rental includes: Marketplace hut x1 parking space Electricity usage Led lighting

    Platform Pitches

    Seasonal: every Sunday from 3rd April to 25th September 11am to 6pm.

    Half Pitch £600 plus VAT, paid monthly in advance by Direct debit at £100 plus VAT per month. Full Pitch £1,050 plus VAT, paid monthly in advance by Direct debit at £175 plus VAT per month.

    Monthly: minimum one month. Single Pitch £30 plus VAT for each Sunday with month paid in advance. Double Pitch £48 plus VAT for each Sunday with month paid in advance.

    Rental includes: Marketplace Platform Pitch x1 parking space

  • Applications are reviewed on an ongoing process. We advice you to submit your proposals quick as possible to avoid disappointment.

  • Please make sure you provide the following information in your proposal pack:

    A short proposal of what you want to do which includes a clear description of the product you want to offer.

    Tell us why you think your business is a good fit for Folkestone Harbour Arm’s Marketplace.

    A mood board to illustrate the look and feel of the space.

    A name for the business.

    Details about your previous experience in this area of work.

    Please note that these applications are not inclusive of Festive Marketplace. We will be doing a separate call-out for Festive Marketplace applications, which you will have to apply for separately.

    Please make it clear in your proposal which unit you intend to apply for: Hut, Platform Pitch (full) or Platform Pitch (half).

  • Submit your application here.

    Please make it clear in your proposal which unit you intend to apply for: Hut, Platform Pitch (full) or Platform Pitch (half).

  • We are very happy to answer any questions you may have before you submit your proposal. Please email hello@folkestoneharbourarm.co.uk to get in touch.

“THE MARKET HOSTS A WIDE RANGE OF TREASURES; INCLUDING VINTAGE FASHION, HOMEMADE JEWELLERY, CRAFTS, FURNITURE AND CERAMICS FROM LOCAL ARTISAN MAKERS AND DESIGNERS.”