Skip to main content
Enter your keywords
View the results at Google
Apply for a licence, view an existing licence, or comment on an application.
View licence applications and temporary event notices
Find out about Westminster’s online licensing register.
Licensing pre-application advice service
Get help completing your licensing application
Alcohol, entertainment and late night refreshment licences
Permissions to sell or supply alcohol, provide regulated entertainment and late night refreshment.
Other licence and business permit types
The council is responsible for a number of licensing regimes which cover a large variety of activities, premises and businesses.
City promotions, events and filming
The council operates a specialist unit dedicated to supporting the safe planning and regulation of filming and events.
Apply for a pavement licence
Apply for a licence to place removable furniture over certain highways next to premises, for the sale of food and drink.
Search licensing applications
Search for licences and licensing applications by keyword, application reference, postcode or by single line of an address.
Comment on a licence application
Submit your comment online for some applications
Pay fees and invoices
Pay fees for licences and permits online, including annual fees and street trading invoices.
Markets and street trading
Find out how to become a market trader, where trading pitches are available and what is on sale at our markets.
Licensing sub-committees: agendas, reports and decisions
Find information about our sub-committee and view their calendar
Licensing policy and strategy
Read about the council's licensing policies, consultations and the relevant acts of Parliament.
Information on protest and demonstrations
You must speak to the police if you are planning on holding a demonstration or protest.
Check tables and chairs licences
Search for licence applications to put tables and chairs in the street.
Sex establishments are defined by schedule 2 of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982
Sexual entertainment venues
How to apply for a license for a sexual entertainment venue.
To open a sex shop, you must apply for a licence.
Contact the Licensing Team
How to get in touch with us.
Information on all licence applications received, granted and refused by Westminster City Council.
Contact the Health and Safety team
Find our how to get in touch with the Health and Safety Team.
Licensing privacy notice
Find out more about the types of information collected by our licensing service, how it is stored, displayed, used and retained.
Apply for a busking and street entertainment licence
Apply for a licence to perform in regulated areas.
Is there anything wrong with this page?