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 (PDFs):

Pay your licence 

Street trading licence

Fees

Street trading consent (town centre only) Food

  • Annual charge - £4,510
  • Per month (by prior agreement only) - £438
  • New applications are subject to a minimum 3 month fee - £1,314
  • Variation - £130.45

Street trading consent (town centre only) Non Food

  • Annual charge - £2,980
  • Per month (by prior agreement only) - £289
  • New applications are subject to a minimum of a 3 month fee - £867
  • Variation - £130.45

Street trading consent (outside town centre*)

  • Commercial - £260.90
  • Non-commercial - £12.45
  • Variation - £130.45

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 £130.45. 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 

Deli Delivered Ltd

All consent streets throughout Bedford Borough area, outside of the Town Centre

Monday - Friday 08:15 - 13:00

pre-packed sandwiches, rolls, paninis, confectionary, pre packed pies, sausage rolls, pre ordered platters, fresh coffee and snacks

2 September 2022

Raffaela Ognissanti

Pitch 7, Midland Road opposite B&M Superstore, outside Boots Superstore

Monday - Sunday 09:00 - 18:00

donuts in the winter, ice-cream in the summer, hot and cold foods throughout

20 September 2022

Melissa Marie Silcock, trading as Dougals Cafe

B&Q Interchange Retail Park, Bedford, MK42 7GA

Monday - Sunday 06:00 - 15:00

rolls, baguettes, sandwiches, fry-ups, cake, salad bowls, pastries, hot and cold drinks

9 October 2022

Outfields Farm Ltd trading as Codswallop Chips

High Street opposite Paulson’s Close, Riseley. Corner of Silver Street And Bedford Road, Great Barford

Tuesday: Riseley 15:00 – 20:00
Thursday: Great Barford 15:00 – 20:00

fish, sausages, burgers, nuggets, scampi, fish cakes, veggie burgers with chips, peas, curry sauce, hot and cold drinks

10 October 2022

Kelly Stokes & Clinton Stokes trading as Premier Castles Telford Way, Bedford, MK42 0PQ Monday - Friday 07:00 – 15:00 hot and cold foods to include breakfasts, jacket potatoes, burgers, hot dogs, salad, cold filled sandwiches, hot and cold drinks 17 October 2022
Nirmal Kumar Badhan trading as Dave's Snax Old A421 Lay-by between Wootton Roundabout and Broadmead Road (Stewartby)

Monday to Friday 06:30 - 14:00

Saturday 07:00 - 12:00

hot and cold food and drink, breakfast baps, burgers and sandwiches, snacks and drinks. 9 November 2022
Charlotte Williams trading as Lottie’s

Kingswood Way, Great Denham

High Street, Riseley

Burleigh Place, Oakley

Turvey War Memorial, Turvey

The Causeway, Carlton

The Avenue, Bletsoe

Stileman way, Sharnbrook

Park Road, Stevington

Pavenham Village Hall car park

Milton Road, Clapham

Great Denham: third Monday of the month 18:00 - 20:00

Riseley: second Thursday of the month 18:00 - 20:00

Oakley: first Thursday of the month 18:00 - 20:00

Turvey: first Tuesday of the month 18:00 - 20:00

Carlton: second Tuesday of the month 18:00 - 18:45

Bletsoe: second Wednesday of the month 18:00 - 18:45

Sharnbrook: third Thursday of the month 18:00 - 20:00

Stevington: first Wednesday of the month 19:00 - 20:00

Pavenham: first Wednesday of the month 18:00 - 18:45

Clapham: third Tuesday of the month 18:00 - 20:00

ice cream, sweets, brownies, dinky donuts, cookies, waffles, milkshakes, pancakes, churros

21 November 2022
Outfields Farm Ltd trading as Codswallop Chips Corner of Church Lane and High Street, Sharnbrook Wednesday 15:00 – 20:00 fish, sausages, burgers, nuggets, scampi, fish cakes, veggie burgers with chips, peas, curry sauce, hot and cold drinks 21 November 2022
Spomenka Buzaretic trading as SB Catering Postley Road, Woburn Industrial Estate, Kempston, Bedford Monday to Friday 07:00 – 15:00 burgers, sandwiches, hot and cold drinks, snacks 21 November 2022
AA 360 Solutions LTD trading as Pizza and Donuts Driveway of 62 High Street, Riseley, MK44 2DT Friday 16:00 – 20:30 pizza, donuts, salad, soft drinks 21 November 2022
James Ford trading as Mr Ice-Cream Man All consent streets throughout Bedford Borough area, outside of the Town Centre Monday to Sunday 12:00 – 19:00, 19:00 – 21:00 for deliveries ice-cream, waffles, brownies, drinks, ice lollies, sweets 5 December 2022
Amarjeet Masih, trading as Fresh Burger Caxton Road, Elms Farm Industrial Estate, Bedford, MK41 0HT (in the layby opposite Eon) Monday to Saturday 07:00 - 15:00 breakfast and lunch items: sausage, bacon, egg baps/rolls, beef, chicken, bacon, veg burgers, noodles, chicken tikka, lamb, chips, hot drinks, canned drinks, chocolate bars, crisps, samosa, onion bhaji 14 December 2022
Florina Hrescu trading as Star Café & Takeaway Ltd

Area in front and side of 14 Allhallows, Bedford, MK40 1LJ

Monday to Saturday 07:00 - 18:00, Sunday 08:00 - 15:30

breakfast, sandwiches, omelettes, fish, salads, dinner

Furniture: 6 x tables, 22 x chairs, 1 x gazebo, 9 x barriers

14 December 2022
Gemma Marshall, trading as Big G's Catering Layby, Hudson Road, Bedford Monday to Friday 07:00 - 14:00 hot food and cold food, sausage, bacon, eggs, chicken wraps, drinks, hot chocolate, coffee 27 December 2022

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