If you wish to apply for a street trading pitch in Bath and North East Somerset, you should complete the following form.  We will then consider your request based on the information you have provided.  If we feel it is appropriate for the location we will contact you to proceed with the application process.


Currently you can work in the UK for 9 weeks without a National Insurance Number. Without a valid National Insurance Number we cannot grant a your consent for more than 9 weeks. Further information is available at:


A list of available pitches can be found at www.bathnes.gov.uk/services/business/street-trading/vacant-pitches

Please give us the number and location of the pitch you are interested in trading from. 

If you wish to create a new pitch, please use the Document Upload facility below to attach a location plan to accompany your enquiry.

If you are applying as a mobile trader (e.g. ice cream van) please provide details of the daily routes you intend to use.


Please enter details of the type of goods you wish to sell and demonstrate how they goods you intend to sell will support the Council’s Street Trading Policy. In particular how they fulfil the following criteria:

• Promotion of healthy eating (where applicable)
• Promotion of local food (where applicable)
• How your goods will promote local needs
• How your goods will help support product diversity in our pitches
• How your goods will be balanced with other retailers in the immediate vicinity

Trading Times

Please tell us which days and hours you would like to trade. Our Policy states that applications for Bath City Centre Pitches will not normally be considered for less than 6 days – if you wish your application to be considered for less than 6 days please give us reasons why it should be considered.


Please tell us the type of stall you wish to use. An explanation of our criteria is contained in:

• Street Trading Policy document at https://www.bathnes.gov.uk/sites/default/files/street_trading_policy.pdf)
• Guidance Notes for Street Traders at https://www.bathnes.gov.uk/sites/default/files/guidance_notes_for_street....

Please also attach a photo using the Upload facility below.

Size of stall or gazebo (in metres)

Supporting Documents

To attach any documents to your enquiry please use the Upload facility below.

If you wish to submit more documents or photographs in support of your submission please send them separately to licensing@bathnes.gov.uk with subject “Information in support of Street Trading Application by [your name]".

Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg jpeg png pdf doc docx.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg jpeg png pdf doc docx.