Beach huts

Council sites for beach huts are on Hove Promenade. Beach huts must be made of wood.

Owning a beach hut and your licence

We grant licences for you to place a beach hut on a site. 

The licence fee for 2017/18 is £367.20 including VAT.

There are terms and conditions about the condition, decoration and use of the huts (PDF 80KB).

Paint codes

Hove beach hutsThere are specific rules for the painting of your beach hut.

Roof and upper sides: BS 4800 14 C35 Gloss

Plinth and lower sides: BS 4800 04 D45 Gloss

Doors can be any single solid colour or vertically striped in multiple colours.

Doors can now be constructed from either panelling or tongue and groove. 

Please read the terms and conditions (PDF 80KB) for further info or contact the Seafront Office for full construction specifications.

Pay your beach hut licence

You can pay your beach hut licence fee on-line through our secure server.

Go to our payments page and select 'beach / chalet huts' from the left hand menu. 

Follow the instructions to make your payment. 

Buying and selling beach huts

The sale of a beach hut is a private transaction. Find out about availability in the local press or estate agents.

If you sell your beach hut we will charge an £82 administration fee for change of ownership.  

Please note that:

  • We will not issue licenses for multiple site ownership.
  • Applicants must be Brighton & Hove residents. 
  • Beach hut owners must have their hut for at least three years before they can sell.

You can download a copy of the terms and conditions for the Beach Huts (PDF 80KB).