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Trading fees and charges

Fees and Charges April 2024

From 1 April 2024 under Section 32(10) of the London Local Authority Act 1990 (as amended) (hereinafter referred to as “The Act”) the Mayor and Burgesses of the London Borough of Camden (hereinafter referred to as “the Council” have determined fees and charges to street trading Licence holders under Section 32(1) and (2) of the Act- London Local Authorities Act 1990 (legislation.gov.uk).  

Permanent licence fees – Daily charges

  • Chalton Street (non-hot food) Wednesday to Friday: £15.27
  • Eton Avenue (non-hot food) Tuesday to Saturday: £17.50
  • Plender Street Monday to Saturday: £15.27
  • Birchington Road Monday to Saturday: £15.27
     
  • Other permanent markets (hot food) Monday to Saturday: £29.16 / Sun: £60.11
  • Other permanent markets (non-hot food) Monday to Saturday: £18.32 / Sun: £42.68

Temporary licence fees – Daily charges

Temporary licence fees remain the same for all pitch sizes (2x2, 3x2, 4x2) as specified on the licence issued.

  • Chalton Street (non-hot food) Monday to Saturday: £23.33 
  • Eton Avenue farmers market (other goods) Tuesday to Saturday: £11.66
  • Eton Avenue farmers market (hot food) Tuesday to Saturday: £17.83
     
  • Regeneration pitch fee: Monday to Sunday: £11.66
  • Regeneration neighbouring pitch fee: Monday to Sunday: £7.00

Use of an area for food consumption (first pitch) Monday to Sunday: £11.66
Use of an area for food consumption (additional pitch) Monday to Sunday: £7.00

Casual farmers, international, themed markets, licence trading fee variable markets, per trader (hot food) Monday to Sunday: £17.50 
Casual farmers, international, themed markets, licence trading fee variable markets, per trader (non-hot food) Monday to Sunday: £12.00

Other temporary markets (non-hot food) Monday to Saturday: £26.83 / Sun: £43.15

Hot food pitch fee and pre-allocated daily charge Monday to Saturday: £31.50 / Sun: £52.50

All markets, neighbouring pitch tickets: Monday to Sunday £15.85

Miscellaneous sites - Bands 1-5

Pitches not part of street market or event

Band 1 (newspapers and confectionary): Belsize Park, Parkway, Bernard Street, Bonny Street (opposite Camden Rd Station), Chalk farm road/Adelaide Road, Mornington Crescent. Charge: £4,830.00

Band 2 (newspapers and confectionary): Kings Cross (north side), Kings Cross (south side), Kingsway, New Oxford Street, Finchley Road, Hampstead Underground Station, Cambridge Circus. Charge: £4,830.00

Band 3 (other): Bonny Street, High Holborn (east of chancery lane), Kentish town (2) Kingsway (4), Oriel Place, Parkway, Pleasant Row, Shaftesbury Avenue. Charge: £7,671.41

Band 4 (other): Bernard Street, Cambridge Circus, Euston Road, Fitzjohns Avenue (2), Fortune Green, High Holborn, Montague Place, New Turnstile (High Holborn), Theobalds Road, Torrington Place, Woburn Place, Marchmont Street, Spaniards Road, Whitestone Pond. Charge: £7,671.41

Band 5 (other): Tottenham Court Road, junction of New Oxford Street (6), Tottenham Court Road (Chenies Street). Charge: £7,671.41

Miscellaneous Sites - Other

Queen’s square. Charge: £7,323.35
Tottenham court road, Dominion Theatre. Charge: £12,842.60
Forecourt/Public forecourt. Charge: £29.16

Isolated pitch trading fee, daily temporary licence. Category A charge: £29.16
Isolated pitch trading fee, daily temporary licence. Category B charge: £52.50
Isolated pitch trading fee, daily temporary licence. Category C charge: £75.82
Isolated pitch trading fee, daily temporary licence. Category D charge: £100.14
Isolated pitch trading fee, daily temporary licence. Category E charge: £122.50

Private land trading fee, daily temporary licence. Each trader per day. Charge: £5.83
Use of public footway or space for display of goods, daily temporary licence (per square metre) Charge: £2.33

Administration fees 

Permanent application fee: £70.45
Licence renewal fee: £70.45
Permanent licence variation fee quarterly (March, June, September and December): £70.45
Temporary registration fee: £70.45
Quarterly Licence variation fee: £70.45
Arrears of Licence fee: £35.90
Designation fee (non-refundable): £1,166.60

Registered assistant application fee (each assistant): £23.33
Registered assistant renewal fee (each assistant): £23.33
Panel referral fee: £70.45

Refunds, copy documentation, licence deposits and reclaim fee: £29.16
Replacement Pitch Cards, Licence Cards, ID Cards and Fob Key: £58.32

Public footway application fee for a temporary six months licence: £36.16
Private land/shop front/ forecourt application fee for temporary six month licence: £116.65

Fee for the provision/installation of services (water, electricity, waste) actual cost plus project management cost: As invoiced
Additional waste fee per day (to be charged if waste produced outside of expected volume): As invoiced
Hot Food additional cleansing fee (when appropriate): The actual cost of additional clean to be invoiced directly to hot food traders in the location

Canopy Purchase price: £1050.00
Use of Council equipment (Canopies etc) per day: £5.83
Set up and storage of canopies per day: £17.50
PAT testing (per annum): £35.00
Electric cable fee (each cable): £35.00 or as invoiced
Electricity charge fee per day: £3.42 or as invoiced
Event fee application promotion: £58.32
Event fee application: £233.32
Delivery charge for generator or canopy/gazebo – each way: £29.16
Stall/gazebo hire for events (other organisations) per stall daily charge: £29.16

How we calculate the fees and charges

The market fees and charges have been calculated in accordance with the London Local Authorities Act 1990 (as amended) which means that the Council cannot use these fees to generate a profit and that it must set the fees based on the cost of providing the service.

How we spend the money we raise through fee and charges

The fees and charges go direct into the Council’s Market account, which the Council then tops up to cover the full cost of running the markets.

The biggest cost for this service is cleaning streets, collection, and removal and disposal of waste (particularly fruit and vegetables). Other costs include administering, managing, and maintaining street markets in the borough.