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Licence for street trading

If you trade in the street you may require street trading consent. There are restrictions on any kind of trading in certain streets in Market Harborough and Lutterworth.

It is an offence to trade in areas where restrictions apply without the proper consent being granted.

Find out more about street trading licences.

Apply for a street trading licence (DOC, 1MB).

The fee for a street trading licence is £630 (annual charge) or £60 (daily charge).

We will process your application within 45 working days of receipt.

There is no right of appeal against our decision to refuse to grant a street trading consent.

Streets where you can apply to trade

Market Harborough streets

You can apply to trade in the following streets in Market Harborough:

  • Abbey Street
  • Adam and Eve Street
  • Church Square
  • Church Street
  • Coventry Road (all points east of junction with School Lane)
  • Factory Lane
  • High Street (all points south of road narrowing adjacent to Bowden Lane)
  • Manor Walk
  • Northampton Road (north of Harborough market site and car park and including bus
  • terminus)
  • St Mary’s Road (east of junction with Kettering Road)
  • The Square

The following streets in Market Harborough cannot be used for trading (please do not submit applications for these streets):

  • Bowden Lane
  • Coventry Road (between junctions with Fairfield Road and School Lane)
  • Doddridge Road
  • Fairfield Road (south of junction with Abbey Street)
  • Kings Head Place
  • Kings Road (south of junction with Doddridge Road)
  • Martin’s Yard
  • Mill Hill Road
  • Northampton Road (south of Harborough market site to junction with Springfield Street)
  • Roman Way
  • School Lane

Lutterworth streets

You can apply to trade in the following streets in Lutterworth:

  • Bell Street
  • Market Street
  • Station Road (west of junction with Bell Street)

The following streets in Lutterworth cannot be used for trading (please do not submit applications for these streets):

  • Baker Street
  • Bank Street
  • Bitteswell Road (all points south of junction with Guthlaxton Avenue)
  • Chapel Street
  • Churchill close
  • Churchgate
  • Church Street
  • Coventry Road (all points east of junction with Churchill Close)
  • George Street
  • Gilmorton Road (all points south of west of junction with Gladstone Street)
  • High Street (all points north of junction with The Hollow)
  • Lower Leicester Road (all points south of junction with Gilmorton Road)
  • Regent Street
  • Station Street (east of junction with Bell Street)
  • Walker Manor Court
  • Woodbine Crescent

List of Street Traders in Harborough

Name of Trader

Trader Location

Darren Jones

A4303 between Kilworth and Walcote. Monday to Saturday from 7am until 3pm

Jane Painter 

A426 Layby Lutterworth Road Dunton Bassett. Monday to Friday from 7am until 2pm