- How It Works


Marketformat is the FREE UK street market directory that anyone can access. You can add and find street markets anywhere within the United Kingdom.

Step 1 - Registration

Every market professional (Operator or Trader) and member of the public who wants to rate and review a market venue or market trader who wishes to use Marketformat needs to register first. It's quick and easy to do this by using our online registration form.

Step 2 - Account Access

Apon registration you are granted automatic and instant account access. You will be sent an email containing a link which you must click on to complete the registration process. Your account will be reviewed during the first 24 hours in order to verify your submitted account details are genuine and true. Login to your new account dashboard area using the username and password you supplied at registration. The members' dashboard provides access to all site functionality.

Step 3 - Complete your profile

You will now be able to use the full array of promotional tools that Marketformat provides - easily and quickly maximising your profile, publish your own events (operators), keep your professional details up-to-date, create and publish dedicated shopping deals and promotions (traders). Members of the public who register have the added ability to rate and review venues and traders.




  1. It's free to use to find UK street markets. 
  2. It's free to list any general street market, farmers' market, car boot event, independant street trader, market event or local government council within
  3. It's free to update your market venue in
  4. Anyone can add a market, anyone can review a market and anyone can claim an existing market to take greater control over it, subject to verification. 
  5. We are currently developing both an Apple and an Android app which will be available very soon.
  6. You don't need to be registered to use but registration brings you certain benefits - mainly faster updates and the ability to claim, promote, access, rate, review and use all the additional features which are available from within your members area.


The front end of the website is extremely user friendly, allowing users quick and easy access to the directory via intuitive search input and also developing an interactive search map coming soon.



  • Get found on, on the major search engines and on partner sites.
  • Improved ranking in the major search engines because our site is well optimised. (Try searching in Google for "street market directory")
  • Include a link to your own website to draw relevant prospects directly to it.
  • If you do not already own a website...your presense within can act as your own dedicated webpage.....all FREE of charge!
  • Show prospects more about your market venue via your dedicated listing including photos, videos, detailed marketing information and more.
  • Benefit from obtaining and displaying customer reviews against your listing and re-using them to promote your market venue. 


It's FREE to be in it, FREE to make instant updates at any time, FREE to use the additionally provided functionality such as "Events Listings" and "Shoppping Deals"  and FREE to promote your market venue with photos, videos, marketing information and more.