Street trading pitches

Reading Borough Council is now taking expressions of interest in respect of 2 x new street trading pitches in Reading town centre. The sites are located in Queens Walk, (near Oxford Road) as identified on the attached plans. (Current town centre fee is £6,129 PA). Please note there are no external power sources.

pdf icon Street trading plans 2018 [237kb]

  • Site one: Under offer on plans
  • Site two: Under off on plans
  • Site three: Scope for a quality unit offering hot food and cold food and drink, food which should complement the attractions and amenities in the area, possibly with a small seating area that must be removed along with the stall from the site each evening. Times to be agreed but within the parameters of 7am to 11pm, minimum five days per week.
  • Site four: Scope for a smaller quality unit offering other items (not food or drink) which should complement the attractions and amenities in the area, times to be agreed but within the parameter of 7am to 11pm, minimum five days per week.

Expressions of interest must contain details of the unit (vehicle/trailer/stall) including dimensions and a colour photograph with full details of proposed products/merchandise for sale (no fee required at this stage).

The closing date for expressions of interest will be Sunday 31 March 2019. Any expressions of interest received after this date will not be considered. (Successful applicants will be expected to commence trading within an agreed time frame) .

Expressions of interest will only be accepted in writing to the Council.

Licensing Team
Reading Borough Council
Bridge Street
RG1 2LU

 

  

 

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