Street Trading Licence

Street Trading Licence

Street trading is prohibited in the city centre beyond those traders already licensed. Restrictions also exist in Shields Road, High Heaton and Kingston Park Shopping Centre.

Officers patrol these areas to ensure that licences are complied with and illegal traders are prosecuted. Under the City of Newcastle upon Tyne Act 2000, illegal traders may have their goods and stalls seized and destroyed.

Peddling of goods (selling whilst on the move) is not permitted in these prohibited trading areas.

How to Apply

Please note we do not currently have any sites available.

Apply online - Street Trading Renewal Form

Other ways to apply (renewal only):

Download the Street Trading Application Form and post or email to the address at the bottom of the page.

Will Tacit Consent Apply?

We currently do not have any sites available, in the event that a site became available for application then Tacit would apply.

Yes.  This means that you will be able to act as though your application is granted if you have not heard by the end of the target completion period which is 56 days (not including possible committee hearing) from the date of submission of all correct and relevant information.



Licensing Office
Newington Road East
Newcastle upon Tyne

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