Frequently Asked Questions

IS MAKE IT BLUE RUN BY THE COUNCIL?
Make It Blue is an independent market run by Russell on the fish stall, who is passionate about the market and encouraging local entrepreneurs. We are supported with funding from Southwark Council and UnLtd.

We also offer free training for traders in aspects of running a stall.

WHERE IS MAKE IT BLUE MARKET HELD

Market Place, SE16 3UQ

WHAT KIND OF PITCH DO YOU OFFER?
We have pitches under a new bespoke wooden canopy and gazebos. All pitches are 3m x 2m.

DO I NEED TO REGISTER?
Yes, whether you are applying for first time or have traded with us before, all traders will have to fill out their profile page and submit the required documents using YourMarketHub

IS MAKE IT BLUE TRADING ALL WEEK?
No, we can only offer stalls on Saturdays at the moment. We plan to extend to more days as the market grows.

CAN I BOOK MORE THAN A ONE SATURDAY AT A TIME?
Yes, if you feel you’ll be coming every week in November, you can book all four weeks in advance

CAN I TRADE WITH A MOBILE TRAILER/VAN?
No, vans or other vehicles are not allowed in the market.

I SELL FOOD, WHAT DO I NEED?
Food traders must be registered with Southwark Council and have all the necessary documentation with them if required by food inspector.

CAN I SELL ALCOHOL?
No, we don’t accept traders selling alcohol right now.

CAN I CANCEL ONCE I BOOKED?
We can only reimburse payment if cancellation takes place 72 hours before market day so we can offer the stall to other traders.

IS THERE ANY STORAGE?
No, we can’t offer storage right now.

CAN I PARK FOR FREE?
There is free parking in the nearby streets and limited space in the car park by the market

ARE THERE ANY TOILETS?
Yes, accessible toilet is available in the public library during the market opening hours.

ARE ELECTRICITY AND WATER AVAILABLE?
Yes. Water is available. Traders who intend to use electricity must provide their own IP44 240V Plug 16A adaptor and extensions. Any electrical equipment should be PAT tested.

WHAT IS THE BLUE MARKET?
The Blue Market is the long established street market in South Bermondsey. Make It Blue provides support, training and access to be a trader in The Blue Market.

I HAVE FURTHER QUESTIONS
If you have a specific question about trading with Make It Blue, please send us an email to info@makeitblue.london with the subject: MIB/TRADER