A guide to the Market

General information for customers

  • It is highly recommended that everyone wears a high visibility vest on site, much of our trading takes place at night and even on a well lit estate people need to be visible at all times.
  • Forklift vehicles operate across the site, please take care in the external parts of the site and please do not walk in the forklift crossing lanes inside the market halls.
  • Also please be aware that forklifts do cross over the perimeter road, both to load customers vehicles and at one end of the site to go to tenant warehouses.
  • The market road is a strict one way system, that we police rigorously for health and safety reasons.
  • No animals are allowed on site without permission of BWMC management.
  • Deliveries are only to be made directly for tenants, dropping off goods for other clients is not allowed.
  • Fly tipping is not allowed and anyone caught fly tipping will be prosecuted.
  • The estate is fully covered by CCTV and the CCTV is monitored 24hours a day for your safety.
  • No smoking or vaping is allowed within any building on the Wholesale Market Estate.
  • Please put rubbish in the waste bins provided.
  • No children under 16 are allowed on the estate for health and safety reasons.

Traffic regulations

  • For general vehicles the speed limit is 10mph, for forklifts the maximum speed is 5mph.
  • Stationary vehicles; there should be no engine idling except for refrigerated vehicles powering refrigerated plant.
  • All vehicles must reverse onto the hard standings outside of tenant units.
  • All vehicles entering, on the estate or leaving the estate may be searched. If a driver refuses they may be refused entry or asked to leave the estate.
  • Customer/delivery vehicles breakdowns will be managed by security. If your vehicle breaks down, please contact security on the estate.
  • The use of audio equipment is prohibited in stationary vehicles.
  • Forklift vehicles operate across the site, please take care in the external parts of the site and please do not walk in the forklift crossing lanes inside the market halls.
  • Also please be aware that forklifts do cross over the perimeter road, both to load customers vehicles and at one end of the site to go to tenant warehouses.