Trading on the seafront

New seafront arches

design for new double fronted arches on Brighton & Hove seafront near the West Pier

The council are now inviting proposals for the new creative retail quarter close to the West Pier. Please contact Barry Hough at Parsons Son & Basley at or (01273) 274 028 for letting details and to register for a viewing. The closing date for the submission of business proposals is Monday 12 May.

Black Rock proposal

Black Rock recently hosted a sand sculpture theme park. The theme park was a temporary installation and we are seeking a permanent development for the Black Rock site.

Mobile street trading

Mobile street trading is not permitted in any form along the seafront. Offenders will be prosecuted under the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982 Part III and Schedule 4 – Street Trading Consents by enforcement officers who patrol the seafront daily.

If you are interested in the temporary West Pier market then email for more information. This is not managed by the Seafront Office.

If you are interested in market trading in the city then go to the Brighton Open Market web page for an application form.