You need a street trading licence to:
This does not include pedlars, news vendors, milk men or sales on private land. A licence is not required to place goods for sale on land which forms part of the premises (i.e. not the highway). Displaying goods, including fruits and vegetables, on the highway outside a premises is not permitted. For a full list of designated streets, see our application forms.
It is a criminal offence to carry out unlicensed activities and, if convicted, you could be given a £1,000 fine.
The terms, conditions and restrictions of the licence must be complied with whenever the licence is in use. View the Street Trading Tables and Chairs Standard Conditions (PDF).
If your application is unsuccessful, you may appeal to a magistrates' court within 21 days of the decision.
For more information see: