28th May 2019

Parkway's Independent Trader Competition

Parkway's Independent Trader Competition

Are you an independent Trader? Starting a new business? Or have you been trading for a while? We want to hear from you!


We are running an Independent Traders Competition, giving retail entrepreneurs the opportunity to gain a greater insight into all things retail, with one successful start-up winning a three-month rent-free period from September 2019 to the end of November 2019.


The competition welcomes those who are currently operate a small, part time hobby/business, but are ready to take the next step to running it as a full time commercial business. 


As well as 3 months space rent free, you and your business could win:

- 1 Year's Membership at BIRA

- Free Support and Advice

- Free Marketing Support


To apply, please complete the application form at the link below...


All applications must be in before 5pm 8th July 2019. The final three will then be shortlisted and will be invited back to make a short presentation about their business. 


Good luck everyone!


May 2019 Terms and Conditions:

By entering Parkway Shopping Centres Independent retailer competition you agree to the following terms and condition (the terms): 

Entries 1. To be eligible to win the Competition, entries must be completed and submitted by filling in the entry form online via the website (an Entry). 

2. Only one Entry per person will be accepted. All additional Entries will not be considered and cancelled. 

3. All entries must be received by 5pm UK time 8th July 2019. All Competition entries received after the ‘Closing Date’ will be automatically disqualified. 

4. The entry form must be correctly filled in completely and accurately. Entry forms that are incomplete (where questions are left unanswered) or that are found to be inaccurate may be disqualified from the Competition, in the absolute discretion of Parkway Shopping Centre. By entering the Competition, you represent and warrant that all information submitted in your entry is true, correct, current and complete; and all work relating to your business is your own work and all intellectual property rights in that work are owned by you or your business. 

5. Entrants must demonstrate with their application that they own/operate a retail business in the UK or Ireland and that they have a strong vision, plan and evidence that they can achieve that vision; that the idea is commercially and financially viable, and has a view to longevity; and display creativity, innovation, genuine approach and passion. 

6. In order to have submitted a valid entry to become a ‘Participant’ entrants must: Accept and comply with these Terms: