Trading on the seafront

Find out about letting opportunities on the seafront, and the rules on trading in the area.

Current letting opportunities on the seafront

An exciting new letting opportunity has become available in a regenerated Grade II listed building on Madeira Drive.

We're looking for a restaurant or leisure use for the Reading Rooms overlooking the sea at Black Rock.

The letting agent for this property is Stiles Harold Williams (SHW)

Further details on the opportunity are available here or for more information you can contact Alexander Denning:

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 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 3 and Schedule 4 – Street Trading Consents.