Street Trading Consent
Street trading in Redditch
If you want to sell items from a trailer or
stall in a street, you need a street trading licence from the
Street trading is defined as the selling, or exposing or the
offering of any article for sale in the street (including a living
This also applies to the supplying or the offering to supply any
service in the street. ('In the street' means selling on a public
highway, or within seven metres of it.
Trading Standard Conditions
Street Trading Information Pack
Trading Application Form
Designated areas for Street Trading
Normally street trading licences will only be
issued for designated areas within the town centre.
These are sites determined by the Council and are located
within Market Place and Alcester Street.
Street trading licences required for
other areas may require planning consent before they can be
issued. In order to enquire if a street trading licence can
be issued on Council land then you will first need to contact
Worcestershire Regulatory Services.
If a street is designated as a “prohibited
street” then a criminal offence is committed by any person engaging
in street trading in that street.
Streets in Redditch
How to apply for a street trading licence
- If you would like to apply for a street trading licence please
contact Licensing in the first instance on 01527 881395 or email email@example.com
- An application form can be downloaded
- At least 2 weeks notice should be given when
- With your application, you also need to provide evidence that
you have public liability insurance to the value of £5 million and
may need to supply a risk assessment.
- You will soon be able to apply on-line via the
UK Welcomes Service or by using the
on-line application form.
Once we have issued the licence...
...we still reserve the right to revoke street
trading consent after it has been granted. This may be for a
variety of reasons such as:
- non compliance with conditions
- non payment, or
- if agencies such as highways department require access to the
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Charitable street collections
If you wish to collect charitable donations,
you should contact the Council’s Licensing
Will Tacit Consent Apply?
No. It is in the public interest that the authority must process
your application before it can be granted. If you have not heard
from us within a reasonable period, please contact us at the
e-mail address listed below under contact details.
Target Completion Period:
The street trading licence will be issued or denied within 2
weeks of the date of application.
Here is a
summary of the regulation relating to this licence
Licensing 01527 881395 or