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Make It Blue is an initiative founded by traders for traders and supported by Southwark Council to help create a new generation of market traders.

Make It Blue takes place every Saturday at the Blue Market in the heart of Bermondsey, which has recently had a major makeover and is now an attractive hub of the local community, with improved facilities for traders, including fixed trading canopies.

Our traders are the heart of Make It Blue, and we’re here to give the opportunity to test trade products/business ideas with on the ground support and free promotion to provide a platform for a new and diverse range of products.

We want to help our traders build their business, gain confidence and push it a little bit further.

We are always on the lookout for new traders to be part of our Make It Blue markets and if you would like to give us a try simply apply.

Before applying you will need the following:

Proof of identity

Market Traders Insurance

Please note that if you are selling food you need to have Level 2 Food Safety In Catering Certificate and be registered with Southwark Council as a food trader.

Click here to go to Southwark council and register.

Before approving your application, you will be asked to come to the market office to register with us and find out more about Make It Blue markets and tell us a bit more about your business and products.

When your application is approved it’s easy to book a pitch with us by following these simple steps:

  1. Register on our booking app – Your Market Hub.
  2. You will receive an email and simply log in, choose the date you want to trade, pay fee and away you go.

If you want to find out more about Make It Blue Markets or just say hello, drop us a email at:

Or if you prefer contact us through our social media

We’d love to hear a little bit about you and your business 

Check out our next Make It Blue events!

Make It Blue is located in the market place in the Blue Bermondsey. which is Bermondsey’s traditional town centre. Market Place is a pedestrianised square in the heart of the ‘Blue’ that has recently undergone a major refurb with new facilities for market traders, a brand new clock tower, drinking fountain, more greening and seating. 

How to get to Market Place SE16?

  • By underground /train: 10 minutes walk from both Bermondsey underground and South Bermondsey stations.
  • By bus: Southwark Park Rd is served by bus routes 1, 381 & P12
  • By bicycle, with many parking racks available
  • By car: Limited free on-street parking

Make It Blue 

Market Place

Bermondsey, SE16 3UQ