Bideford Pannier Market
The Bideford Pannier Market is sited in the Old Town Area: follow the High Street, take a left turn along Grenville Street and there it stands, a formidable Victorian Building. There are 3 sections to the building, with shops along the front on Market Place, Butchers Row which runs through the heart of the building and Market Hall at the top.
The Complex Comprises the historic covered Market Hall which hosts adhoc markets including arts and crafts, alongside regular themed events. The facilities include the popular Galley Café, free Wi-Fi, baby changing area toilets (including those for the disabled).
The complex is dog friendly; the visiting dogs though must be walked on their lead.
The facility also includes the Butcher’s Row thoroughfare that provides an eclectic offer including noted artisans, a traditional grocers / delicatessen, bespoke handmade / crafted gifts, food and sweets outlets. The Market Place front shops include field sports, holistic treatments, Interior Design Services, hairdressing music and toys. Butcher’s Row and Market Place Shops are open Tuesdays through to Saturdays (Mondays in season). The Complex genuinely offers a covered, eclectic, independent / sole trader shopping experience; all are welcome.
The Town Council operate the Market Hall with the Market Officer working on site during trading; the Administrator is based in the Town Hall.
New traders and tenants are welcome to join the Market Community:
The Market Pitch / Stall is approximately 6 x 3, the Stalls have candy skirts and canopies; trestle tables are still available, though.
The Market Hall Hire charges are:
1. Half day (3.5 hours): £75.00.
2. Full day (7 hours): £100.00.
3. Larger Community / sporting event: £350.00.
4. Greater / Corporate: On request.
All those trading in the Market Complex must provide proof of Public Liability Insurance cover and must complete an application form and agree to the Terms and conditions.
Butcher’s Row Units are basic variations on a box shape and are £126.00 for a single and £202.00 for a double per month.
The Market Place Shops vary in size and facilities.
Anyone interested in trading in the Market Hall or enquiring about a Shop Unit tenancy should contact the Council: