Apply for a licence for street trading

Licences granted are subject to conditions which are designed to protect public health and safety and to prevent nuisance and obstruction. You can view the

Standard licence conditions for shopfront trading (PDF, 193KB)

You will need to provide the following with your application:

  • proof of valid public liability insurance with minimum liability cover of at least £2,000,000 (two million pounds)
  • proof of a current commercial waste collection contract
  • a copy of photo id and/or proof of the right to work in the UK for any person named on the application form (individual applicant, designated manager or assistant)
  • proof of home address for any person named on the application form
  • for mobile vehicles on private land: proof of landlord’s consent

Application for a street trading licence (DOCX, 112KB)

An officer of our Environmental Enforcement Team will need to visit your premises to assess suitability and measure the shop frontage/depth before granting any Street Trading licence.