Powys County Council holds the Market Rights for Charter Markets and Prescriptive Markets within the County.
The Authority is currently directly responsible for 7 operational produce markets at Newtown, Machynlleth, Llanfyllin, Llanidloes, Knighton, Builth and Brecon. A further 4 produce markets at Welshpool, Montgomery, Crickhowell and Hay-on-Wye are operated by others through agency or licence agreements with the Authority.
Private markets may operate at other locations in the County e.g. Llandrindod Wells.
The days of operation of Authority managed produce markets are included in the `Indoor Produce Market Hall Regulations` and `Outdoor Produce Market Regulations`. Tolls to be levied at each market are included in the `3 Year Harmonisation of Tolls Programme` that was implemented on 1st May 2006.
General enquiries as to availability of pitches should be made to the Area Amenity Officer North (Newtown, Machynlleth, Llanidloes and Llanfyllin markets) or Area Amenity Officer South (Knighton, Builth and Brecon markets), using the contact details on the right of this page.
Please use the links on the right of this page to apply or to exchange information.
You can also get information or apply for a license by using the link below to let us know your requirements, and we'll get back to you.
You will be able to act as though your application is granted if you have not heard from Powys County Council within 14 calendar days of submitting your request.
Please see the documents below for fees and tolls.
Please contact Powys County Council in the first instance.
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, Consumer Direct will give you advice. From outside the UK contact the UK European Consumer Centre.
Telephone: 0845 602 7035
Fax: 01597 827276
Local and Environmental Services
The link below takes you to another website which processes these applications on behalf of Powys County Council.