Tips for buyers and sellers

10 tips for buyers

  1. Arrive early
  2. Remember to look in the boxes under the table
  3. Always knock down prices
  4. Look for damage (which could lead to a reduction in the price)
  5. Never buy electrical goods unless you see it working (or there is someone available to test the equipment)
  6. If an item looks fake or dodgy, take the seller's car registration number and report it to the market staff on duty
  7. If the seller is selling goods that are illegal, take the seller's car registration number and report it to the market staff on duty
  8. Take a torch in winter
  9. Remember to take waterproof clothing
  10. Finally, enjoy a great day out.

10 tips for sellers

  1. Take plenty of plastic bags
  2. Take a float containing change
  3. Keep your money in a safe place
  4. Cover your table with a cloth
  5. Take a waterproof covering for your table
  6. Price the more expensive items
  7. Wrap up well, particularly in winter
  8. Remember to take waterproof clothing, hot / cold drinks and refreshment
  9. Be prepared to be surrounded by people when you arrive. It is not uncommon to take more money in the first 30 minutes than the rest of the day
  10. Finally, enjoy a great day out.