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Highways tables and chairs

Authorising tables and chairs on the Highway -  £338.00

This application must be submitted with a non-refundable deposit of £124.00. Should your application be successful then this fee will be taken into account against the total applicable to  your application.

Pay for a highways tables and chairs licence 

Current Highways Tables and Chairs / Street Cafe Consent application forms and guidance notes:

Highways Tables and Chairs Licence in more detail

Licence summary 

To place tables, chairs or other temporary furniture on the pavement in England and Wales you require a licence from your local authority.

Conditions may be attached and a fee may be payable.

Eligibility Criteria  

Frontage and walkway consent may have to be obtained first.

Regulation Summary 

A summary of the regulation relating to this licence

Application Evaluation Process

Public notice of the application must be given detailing the proposal and deadline for representations.

All representations received must be considered.

Any other relevant authorities must be consulted.

Consents must not be unreasonably withheld.

Will Tacit Consent Apply? 

Yes. This means that you will be able to act as though your application is granted if you have not heard from the local authority by the end of the target completion period of 40 working days.

Apply online (You will need Version 9 (or higher) of Adobe Reader)

Currently not available. However, you can download the documents (see above) and submit by email.

Failed Application Redress

Please contact your Local Authority in the first instance.

An appointed arbitrator will determine if consent has been unreasonably withheld.

Licence Holder Redress

Please contact your Local Authority in the first instance.

An appointed arbitrator will determine if consent has been unreasonably withheld.

Consumer Complaint

We would always advise that in the event of a complaint the first contact is made with the trader by you - preferably in the form a letter (with proof of delivery). If that has not worked, if you are located in the UK, Consumer Direct will give you advice. From outside the UK contact the UK European Consumer Centre

Other Redress

None

Trade Associations

None

GDPR and privacy statements

View the full privacy statement for street trading and highways tables and chairs