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5. Sunday Market & Car Boot Sale

Due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic we are unfortunately not in a position to open the Sunday Market and Car Boot Sale at the Matford Centre at present. We are looking at how this can be achieved and are looking at a way to re-open in the Spring of 2021.

Every Sunday from 6:15am to 2:00pm (closing time is subject to weather conditions as this is an outdoor event) the market can accommodate approximately 40 traders and 200 car boot sellers.

Buyers have access from 7am

The market and car boot is just ten minutes from the city centre at the Matford Centre, Marsh Barton 

  • Free parking for buyers
  • Hardstanding all weather
  • Dogs on leads permitted
  • Additional pitches at £5

Charity & Local Community Groups

Every Sunday FREE pitches will be available for different charity or local community groups to have a fundraising opportunity to sell items and raise funds for their groups. We are taking applications for the free pitches, these will be allocated by the market office with a maximum of 4 slots per year for each group. If you are interested in applying for these pitches, please complete and return the attached application form, and groups will be sent confirmation of booking in advance.

Apply for a free charity pitch

New market traders (not car boot sellers)

Traders must hold a Permit to Trade before they can trade at the market.

Trading conditions and application form

Car boot sellers

£7.00 per car & £5 for additional pitches (No Commercial Vehicles, No Vans & No Trailers) - Payment required on entry.

All Pitches are allocated on the day by the Market Supervisors.

Devon County Council Car Boot Code of Practice

The Matford Centre Sunday Market & Car Boot Sale is a member of the Trading Standards Car Boot Code of Practice. The Code of Practice ensures legitimate market traders can be clearly identified as they have a legal obligation to display their business name and address.

Counterfeit and illegal items

We take measures to prevent the sale of counterfeit and illegal items on the market. If you see a stall selling a product which you think is suspect take a note of the goods, the vehicle registration, the position of the stall and a description of the seller. Please do not approach the seller but report the details to Trading Standards or Devon and Cornwall Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. Alternatively, notify a member of staff