Small business opportunities at Pontypool Indoor Market

Have you ever wanted to start a business? Are you looking to move or expand your business into Pontypool? Do you want to 'test' whether a new product or service is going to sell?  Look no further than Pontypool Indoor Market which has vacancies for small businesses to join their market community.

Housed in a thriving Victorian Market Hall that has received over £2m of investment in recent years, the market in Pontypool town centre is an ideal location to fulfil anyone’s dream of becoming a business owner. Rental prices are affordable and competitive, plus new businesses to the market can benefit from our test trade opportunities with up to 30% discount on rents for the first six months.

Pontypool Indoor Market has many units available for rent, from ventilated catering units to casual stalls providing flexible trading. Once you become a trader, you can also benefit from professional business and enterprise support, as well as training opportunities organised by the Council’s Economy and Enterprise team.

Councillor Joanne Gauden, Executive Member for Economy, Skills & Regeneration, said

“The Market has a lot to offer new businesses such as repeat visitors thanks to other stall holders, and with more new businesses joining the Market there’s also a new customer base emerging.

“We have been lucky enough to gain new businesses in the Market during this turbulent time, and it’s great to see the determination of these businesses to make it work.

“If you are in two minds that the Market is where you should be based as a new business why not trial it first? There’s a lot of scope to expand in the Market and the business rates are very competitive.

“If you’ve even thought about starting a business, or moving your business to a different location the time is now – just get in touch.”

Due to the current lock down the market is temporarily closed until further notice. However, if you are interested in locating your business in the Market (once lock down has been eased), or have a business idea you would like to discuss contact the market manager on 01495 742757 or email pontypoolindoormarket@torfaen.gov.uk

Posted on: Wednesday 24th February 2021