Market Stalls - Applying for a Licence

Market Stalls - Applying for a Licence
Licence Summary

To operate a market stall, you may need a licence from the local authority.


For a stall in Pontypool Indoor Market it is necessary to apply.


Enquiries for Pontypool outdoor market which is run on a Wednesday to

Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility for an Indoor Market Stall takes into consideration representation and demand for a particular product alongside quality of goods and ability to adhere to the License issued by the Authority.

Regulation Summary

A summary of the regulation relating to this licence


The conditions are contained within the Licence

Application Evaluation Process

Applications are considered on suitability and availability of stalls.

Does Tacit Approval apply?

No. It is in the public interest that the authority must process your application before it can be granted. If you have not heard from the local authority within a reasonable period, please contact us.

Apply online

For advice and an application form please contact the Pontypool Indoor Market Manager via email at or call the market on 01495 742757.

Failed Application Redress

Please contact your Local Authority in the first instance.

Licence Holder Redress

Please contact your Local Authority in the first instance.

Consumer Complaint

We would always advise that in the event of a complaint the first contact is made with the trader by you - preferably in the form a letter (with proof of delivery). If that has not worked, if you are located in the UK, Citizens Advice will give you advice. From outside the UK contact the UK European Consumer Centre.

Other Redress

e.g. about noise, pollution, etc. Also should one licence holder complain about another.

Trade Associations

Torfaen CBC is a member of NABMA

Please Note - Torfaen County Borough Council (The Council) is under a duty to protect the public funds which it administers and to this end may use the information you provide within Torfaen County Borough Council for the prevention and detection of fraud. The Council may also share this information with other bodies administering or in receipt of public funds solely for these purposes. For further information, visit the National Fraud Initiative area of the website.

Last Modified: 05/12/2018
For more information contact:

Economy Enterprise & Environment

Tel: 01633 648371


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