Street trading consents

The council controls street trading under powers adopted from the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982.

Street traders may only trade in streets if they have a consent issued by the council

The following have been consent streets since 1 November 1993.

Name of street Extent of designation
High Street, Alfreton The southern side of High Street from its junction with New Street, Alfreton to its junction with Chapel Street, Alfreton
Institute Lane, Alfreton In a southerly direction from its junction with High Street, Alfreton to its junction with Hall Street, Alfreton and in an easterly direction up to the entrance to Severn Square Car Park (Outside Unit 5 Institute Lane)

The following have been consent streets since 1 January 1996.

Name of street Extent of designation
Bridge Street, Belper From its junction with Long Row, Belper to its junction with King Street, Belper
King Street, Belper The whole length
Chapel Street, Belper From its junction with King Street to its junction with New Road, Belper
Strutt Street, Belper The whole length
Campbell Street, Belper The whole length
Green Lane, Belper The whole length
Market Place, Belper The whole length
High Pavement, Belper The whole length

Street trading is the selling or exposing or offering for sale of any article (including a living thing) in a street

The following are not street trading: -

  • Trading by a person acting as a pedlar under the authority of a pedlar's certificate
  • Anything done in a market or fair the right to hold which was acquired by virtue of a grant (including a presumed grant) or acquired or established by virtue of an enactment order
  • Trading in a trunk road picnic area provided by the Secretary of State under Section 112 of the Highways Act 1980
  • Trading as a news vendor
  • Trading which is carried on at premises used as a petrol filling station or is carried on at premises used as a shop or in a street adjoining premises so used and as part of the business of the shop
  • Selling things or offering them for sale as a roundsman
  • The use for trading under Part V111A of the Highways Act 1980
  • The doing of anything authorised by regulation made under Section 5 of the Police, Factories etc. (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1916

The annual fees for street trading are

Number of days per week Fee
1 £750.00
2 £860.00
3 £965.00
4 £1070.00
5 £1180.00
6 £1285.00
7 £1395.00
Need further help or information?

Contact the team directly on 01773 841604 or email licensing@ambervalley.gov.uk