17 Jul Tate Modern Christmas Market seek traders
Want to trade at one of the most prestigious Christmas Market in London?
20th November 2015 – 23rd December 2015
Xmas Markets Ltd will be organizing for the second time a Traditional Christmas Market at
Tate Modern is a modern art gallery located in London. It is Britain’s national gallery
of international modern art and forms part of the Tate group. It is the most-visited
modern art gallery in the world, with around 4.7 million visitors per year. Tate holds
the national collection of British art from 1900 to the present day and international
modern and contemporary art.
The closest station is Blackfriars via its new south entrance. Other nearby stations
include Southwark, as well as St Paul’s and Mansion House north of the river which
can be reached via the Millennium Bridge. The lampposts between Southwark tube
station and Tate Modern are painted orange to show pedestrian visitors the route.
There is also the bankside pier just outside the gallery with regular passenger boat
services (commuter service) and the Tate to Tate service, which connects Tate Modern
with Tate Britain. www.thamesclippers.com
The footfall per annum of Tate Modern approx. 4,8 million visitors without a
The City of London offers a rich historical past combined with a vibrant present day life. It
is a true multicultural city incorporating impressive architecture, a multitude of bars,
restaurants and shopping opportunities alongside an outstanding variety of theatre
performances. Greater London covers 1,584 square kilometres and is one of the richest
cities in Europe. Cost of living may be high but the average salaries reflect this meaning a
high level of disposable income for its inhabitants. It has an employed population of 3.4
million with an additional 300,000 students.
Tate Modern Christmas Market
Dates (subject to planning): 20th November 2015 – 23rd Dec 2015
Monday to Friday 11am
Saturday & Sunday 10am
Sunday to Thursday 9pm
Friday and Saturday 10pm
All chalets shall be fully open and trading to the specified times – otherwise
financial penalties will apply!
£ 1.700,- + VAT per running metre for stall location in Category RED
£ 1.350,- + VAT per running metre for stall location in Category BLUE
£ 950,- + VAT per running metre for stall location in Category YELLOW
Please see below a plan for the stall location and category applying for (first
come, first serve).
N.B Rent for food and drink concessions will be discussed with management.
In order to secure the spot, it is necessary to have a signed contract and a
Payment failure will result in loss of the stall position.
£ 195,- + VAT per running metre. (food traders need to contact Xmas Markets)
Electricity is only supplied during the market operating hours.
The required electricity must be supplied in writing and agreed up on by XmasMarkets Ltd.
Electricity is for the lighting of the chalet / agreed upon working tools. No kettles, other individual food heaters or electric heaters may be used.
A copy of your public liability insurance should be supplied with your application
Xmas Markets Ltd. must be supplied with a risk assessment by every trader in advance
details of the carpenter in due course.
please send a picture of the chalet. All chalets to be only 2 metres deep.
position needs to be approved by Xmas Markets Ltd.
Xmas Markets Ltd. does NOT provide chalets.
Decoration of chalets:
appearance of the market. Do not forget – your stall is your business card. There is a
£600.00 penalty charge if the stall is not decorated to the standard specified.
the entire roof. These are to be at least in a size appropriate to the stall size.
fairy lights with tasteful accessories.
Provisional Set up & Take down dates
Set up: 12th Nov – 18th Nov
More detailed information will be sent in October to successful applicants following
signing of contract and received payment.
There will be a test run on the 19th of Nov.
Take down: 24th Dec – 29th Dec
Detailed information will be provided onsite during the event.
However site to be cleared by 7pm on the 29th Dec 2015.
No electric heaters are allowed under any circumstances.
Food chalets, which require gas, need to inform us as it reflects on the
Water supplies are in the surrounding areas. Please bring suitable containers with
you. – No alternative possible!
Grey water is to be disposed at a designated point. Please ensure all food waste is
removed prior to disposal. Do not dispose cooking oil in grey water – this should be
allowed to solidify and be disposed off site in a solid state by the trader to avoid
blocking the drain.
All food traders must:
- Have Food Hygiene certificates.
- Have washing up facilities with hot and cold running water.
- Have a separate hand wash basin with hot and cold running water.
- Have a sack holder recycling bin with see through rubbish bags.
It is the responsibility of the stall holder to ensure full compliance with all Health and
Safety regulations. Please see our website if you require further information and read
the relevant documents.
From autumn onwards there will be press releases, mailings, advertisement, social
media activities and much more to newspapers, magazines, travel agencies and tour
operators within London and nationwide.
- There will be seasonal background music through the entire duration of the
- No music is allowed in the stalls itself.
Congestion Charging Zone/ Low emission Zone
All vehicles coming on site have to let us know the number plate
Central London has both a Congestion Charging Zone and Low Emission Zone for
vehicles and lorries.
For further information please contact us:
Xmas Markets Ltd.
Abbey Wood, London
Tel: 0049-2236 389533
Fax: 0044-208 181 4825