Brixham Trawler Agents (B.T.A.) run the market on a commission basis, providing the Trawler needs, from the collection of fish, Landing, Icing and selling of their fish. The commission charged to the boats is 5%. Torbay council also takes 2.5% for boats landing in Brixham, this is reduced to 1.5 % for any fish that is sent overland. There is a 1 % charge for any merchant who wants to buy fish on Brixham market.
The Auction runs from 6am on a Monday to Friday. Viewing of the fish on the market floor before auction times is permitted, the correct clothing must be worn at all times when entering the fish market. Barry Young (Chief Auctioneer) and his Auctioneers are available for any queries from 4.45am until 12:30 Monday to Friday, please see the contacts page for information.
Monday - Friday 6am