Street trading rules and regulations

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Street trading rules and regulations

It is illegal to trade anywhere on either the highway, or the footway in the borough without first obtaining a Street Trading Licence.

Standard Conditions for Street Trading, based on the London Local Authorities Act 1990, is currently in force and traders are strongly advised to take note of the regulations.

Important: Breach of conditions may lead to prosecution at a Magistrates Court and/or being banned from trading.

All street traders trading within the Royal Borough must comply with our market standards. 

Market Stall Standards [PDF] (file size 4.61 MB)

If you need further information, you can either contact the Market Office on 020 7727 7684, the Market Administration on 020 7361 3001or email: