Alex is on-call this weekend. Please check in on 07892721855.
Weekend Weather Warning
AMBER weather warning. Winds are predicted to be high
on Saturday this weekend. Check that all stalls have the required
amount of weights with them when they arrive. No stall is to be allowed to
set up their gazebo without sufficient weights attached to it. If it is dry
and the wind is strong/gusty use your discretion and have canopies removed from
any stalls that appear to you to be unstable.
Hot Food Lines/Track and Trace
In preparation for markets getting busy again throughout September; Every manager needs to be:
Stewarding Rota - Please send Alex your availability asap if you already haven't.
Sometimes buskers are turning up and playing without asking us first. If this happens and you haven't been told in advance please contact the person on call. Music is currently being arranged for QPL, PH Sat and Sun and we can also have music at IS, WA, (BA and BH without amps).
Apple season has started. Please put up your apple banners/corex. If you don't have them at market please put on report.
Please review your signage plan and make sure that all your banners and corex are going up. If you notice that a permanent sign has gone missing please note in your report.
No samples to be put out; stalls can offer an individual sample to a customer. No cocktail sticks to be given out!
Balham (Use receipt book A) - 110-120 capacity
Ensure that you put up the track and trace signs at the entrance to the market so customers can opt to check in.
Ensure that customers are not sat down/standing eating - we need to make room for more customers to shop.
Blackheath (Use receipt book B) - 250 capacity
We will no longer be operating a one way system. If the number of customers in the market appear to be making social distancing difficult then please put out a barrier than either end of the market to temporarily operate a one way system halt the number of customers entering the market area. Your market has a premises licence. Please make sure you have read through the documents on drop box; the method statement has been updated with key conditions.
Ealing (Use receipt book B) - 110-120 capacity
High Street Kensington (Use receipt book C)
Please arrive on site for about 7:15am to begin setting up the traffic management cones.
Islington (Use receipt book B) - 180 capacity
No cafes should be putting out tables and chairs in the street apart from the chocolate shop. Your market has a premises licence. Please make sure you have read through the documents on drop box; there are key conditions including challenge 25 needs to be in operation and the licence must be in easy reach if asked for by police/council. Please see the method statement to make sure they're carried out.
No benches and tables for the time being.
Marylebone (Use receipt book C) - 170 capacity
Please have the barriers out for if the number of customers in the market appear to be making social distancing difficult and temporarily operate a one way system halt the number of customers entering the market area. Your market has a premises licence. Please make sure you have read through the documents on drop box; the method statement has been updated with key conditions.
The radios are now to be back in use.
Ensure no fish waste is thrown in bins behind Simon Long.
Notting Hill (Use receipt book C) - 110-120 capacity
Please use the barriers in between the front row of stalls to fill the gaps. This will allow for a single clear entrance/exit point.
There should be no vehicles behind Rookery and Hurdlebrook.
Traders to use portaloo on the site next to shed - code 3273. Use one of the market box ASEC locks on toilets during market hours and then put combination locks back on at the end of market. You should keep the combination locks somewhere safe during market hours.
Parliament Hill Saturday and Sunday: (Use receipt C) - 180 capacity
Ensure that the barriers are put into place outside the market entrance with the customer queue beginning at the tennis courts to allow access along the path towards Highgate Road.
Stalls on the outer rows should be pushed back against the wall to allow for more customer space.
There should be no stall next to Ted's Veg on the gate side.
No tables and benches and please use barrier tape on the seated area by the entrance.
Buskers this weekend; Scott Saturday No busker as yet for Sunday
Pimlico Road: (Use receipt book B) - 100 capacity
Site is still barriered with a designated entrance/exit point.
Don't be pressured by the French restaurant to move stalls for tables and chairs - they must wait till 2pm.
No stalls should be smoking next to or in the courtyard of Coleshill Flats. Please check every now and then.
Make sure customers are not sitting down to eat and are taking food off site to eat on the heath.
Your market has a premises licence. Please make sure you have read through the documents on drop box; the method statement has been updated with key conditions.
Queen's Park: (Use receipt book C) - 220 capacity
We will still operate a one way system for entry and exit points – please put up a sign to remind customers to not enter from the exit point.
Manager and assistant are to check the site for market rubbish and ensure traders are sweeping up their mess.
Mumbai Mix and The Garlic Farm should not be selling hot food within the market. They must be positioned to sell from the hatch.
The assistant is to ensure the toilets are being cleaned to the agreed cleaning protocol sheet. A copy is available in the shed and on the Dropbox.
South Kensington (Sat): (Use receipt book B) - 110 - 120 capacity
Move the planter barriers to the side of the road during market and return them to their original spot after.
Twickenham: (Use receipt book B) - 110 - 120 capacity
Please check for public toilets as we are wanting to cancel the portaloo.
No cones being put out for market this Saturday. Please report how it goes.
Buskers this weekend; Ian and Ben, asked to arrive around 10.30am and play 2 sets. They've been told not to expect power.
West Hampstead: (Use receipt book B) - 110-120 capacity
Wall side stalls must face onto the forecourt pavement and all other stalls are to face onto Iverson Road with customers queing onto the pavement.
Create a line of barriers next to the station to stop those leaving the station walking directly onto the forecourt. Also put out barriers on the West End Lane end with an exit sign. If necessary, put barriers between stalls on the Iverson Road side to stop access.
Wimbledon: (Use receipt book B) - 180 capacity
Manager and steward should be following the servicing measures specified in the method statement closely.
The manager should ensure the playground and the school toilets are left immaculate after market.
Most vans are to park in school car park. Gate code is 2456 - manager must walk around the the back from main playground and key in the code to let vans on-site. Vans should line up outside to avoid manager going back and forth.
London Farmers' Markets
11 O'Donnell Court
(T)020 7833 0338
(F)020 7812 1061
High Street Kensington now has it's very own farmers market every Sunday
Not just apples! Pears, plums, damsons, gages...
All of our weekend markets are open every week, apart from Ladbroke Grove.
Good news for North West London!
If you're on our email list you'll have noticed we've been asking you to bring your egg boxes back to market to be refilled. Here's why.