Street trading fees

1. Application fees (Markets)

Applications Fee Start up Business (50%)** WCC Residents (20%)** Charity or Community Stall
New / Variation to sell hot take away food £260.00 £130.00 £208.00 £0.00
New / Variation to sell fresh produce £126.00 £63.00 £101.00 £0.00
New / Variation to sell non food items £96.00 £48.00 £77.00 £0.00
Minor variation* to remove or add trading days or commodities within the same category £60.00 £30.00 £48.00 £0.00
Registration to be on approved list of casual traders £60.00 N/A £48.00 N/A
Registration of Assistant for existing licence holders £19.00 N/A   N/A
Replacement Licence / Licence Plate £19.00 N/A   N/A
Application for further temporary licence* £19.00 N/A   N/A
*one fee representing minimal officer time the other fee for more complex cases
**Where more than one discount can be applied for, the higher discount will be used

How to pay

You can pay by debit or credit card over the telephone.

0207 641 3401 available Monday to Friday between 10am and 4pm

Reductions and waivers

Reductions and waivers of fees will be applied in accordance with the council's Street Trading Policy. Requests should be made in writing to the street trading team.

2. Application Fees (Other)

Application Fee
New Street Trading Licence (Isolated Pitch) £93.73
Variation to reduce the number of commodities or to reduce the days or reduce the hours of trading £17.51
Other variation applications £55.11
Duplicate Licence £15.45
Fee for ID plate £2.06
Registration of Assistant for existing licence holders £0.00
Application for street trading at exhibitions licence £95.79
Loudspeaker consent £176
Opposed application of loudspeaker consent £1830.33
Tables and chairs Tables and chairs fees (PDF, 147KB)​

 

3. Pitch fees

Market pitch fees (as of 1st April 2019)

Markets Daily charge  With 5% discount
Monday to Thursday £16.00 £15.20
Friday & Saturday £22.00 £20.90

 

Isolated pitches in W1 or WC2 Daily charge With 5% discount
Monday to Thursday £24.72 £23.48
Friday £45.32 £43.05
Saturday £53.56 £50.88
Sunday £57.68 £54.80

 

Isolated pitches not in W1 or WC2 Daily charge With 5% discount
Monday to Thursday £19.06 £18.11
Friday £36.20 £34.39
Saturday £43.83 £41.64
Sunday £47.64 £45.26

Traders at isolated pitches selling commodities limited to ice cream or frozen confectionery are entitled to a 75% discount from October to March inclusive.

Approved registration of casual trading

Casual charges Daily charge With discount
Monday to Thursday £19.44 N/A
Friday £28.50 N/A
Saturday £29.72 N/A

Casual traders need to purchase pre-paid vouchers in order to trade.  You can see the steps on how to become an approved casual trader here.

Exhibition sites

Bayswater Road Exhibition Daily charge With 5% discount
Weekly charge (2.74 m pitch) £7.47 £7.10

 

Green Park Exhibition Daily charge With 5% discount
Weekly charge per day  (2.74m pitch) £7.47 £7.10

How to pay

You can set up a monthly direct debit to pay for your pitch fees (where the 5% discount will apply) or you can pay in the following ways once you have received an invoice from us:

Reductions and waivers

Reductions and waivers of fees will be applied in accordance with the council's Street Trading Policy. Requests should be made in writing to the street trading team.

Last updated: 3 June 2019