Trading on the seafront

Seafront unit to let for retail/catering use

A unit in the West Pier Arches between Alfresco Restaurant and the British Airways i360 attraction is available to let from 1 November 2018.

Details are in the letting particulars (PDF). If you have any questions, contact

The closing date is Monday 1 October 2018.

Mobile street trading

Mobile street trading isn't permitted in any form along the seafront. This includes ice-cream vans and mobile food stands. The council does not issue any permits or licences for this area.

Enforcement officers patrol the seafront daily.

Details of the areas in the city where licensed street trading can take place.

There are also trading opportunities at the Brighton Open Market.

​We will prosecute unauthorised street traders under the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982 Part III and Schedule 4 – Street Trading Consents.