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Street trading

If you trade in the street you may require a street trading licence.

Before you apply

Please read through the guidance notes below carefully before completing the application form. 

Application forms and guidance notes 

You may download our Street Trading Consent Application Forms and Guidance Notes, please click on the relevant links below (PDF):

Pay your licence 

Street trading licence


Street trading consent (town centre only) Food

  • Annual charge - £4510
  • Per month (by prior agreement only) - £438
  • New applications are subject to a minimum 3 month fee - £1314
  • Variation £126

Street trading consent (town centre only) Non Food

  • Annual charge - £2980
  • Per month (by prior agreement only) - £289
  • New applications are subject to a minimum of a 3 month fee - £867
  • Variation - £126

Street trading consent (outside town centre*)

  • Commercial - £252
  • Non-commercial - £12
  • Variation - £126

Other short term consents, 1 week minimum 

  • Food - £150 
  • Non-food - £150 

*The above applications (except the non-commercial consent) MUST be submitted with a non-refundable deposit of £126. Should your application be successful then this fee will be taken into account against the total applicable to your application.

Applications received

Applicant Location Time Article to be sold/trade Last date for representations 
Lino Calisto trading as The Grill Meadow Lane, Cardington, next to football club (please see attached plan) Monday to Friday 08:00 to 14:30 burgers, bacon, eggs, hot and cold food and drink 11 June 2021
Outfields Farm Ltd trading as Codswallop High Street opposite Paulson’s Close, Riseley. Corner of Church Lane and High Street, Sharnbrook. Corner of Silver Street and Bedford Road, Great Barford

Riseley: Tuesday 15:00 to 20:00

Sharnbrook: Wednesday 15:00 to 20:00

Great Barford: Thursday 15:00 to 20:00

fish, sausages, burgers, nuggets, scampi, fish cakes, veggie burgers with chips, peas, curry sauce, hot and cold drinks 26 June 2021
Elizabeth Knowles trading as Liz’s Brunel Road, off Barkers Lane, MK41 9TJ  Monday to Friday 08:00 to 15:00 burgers, bacon, sausage, egg, French sticks, tea, coffee, cold drinks 27 July 2021
Charlotte Williams trading as Lottie’s All consent streets throughout Bedford Borough area

Monday to Friday 15:00 to 18:00

 Saturday and Sunday 14:00 to 18:00

soft ice-cream, ice lollies 6 September 2021
Kelly Stokes trading as Premier Castles Telford Way, Bedford 

Monday to Saturday 06:00 – 17:00

hot and cold drinks, hot food to include burgers, hot dogs, chips, breakfasts, breakfast rolls, jacket potatoes, cold filled rolls. 14 September 2021
Amarjeet Masih trading as Fresh Burger Caxton Road, Elm Farm Industrial Estate, Bedford  

Monday to Saturday 07:00 – 15:00

Articles to be sold/trade : breakfast items, sausage roll, bacon roll, egg roll, chips, lunch items, chicken burger, lamb curry, chicken curry, biriyani, samosas, pancakes 5 October 2021
 Raffaela Ognissanti Pitch 7, corner of Harpur Street and Midland Road 

Monday - Sunday 09:00 – 18:00

 dinky doughnuts, hot and cold drinks (winter) ice cream / lollies (summer).
5 October 2021

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