Unless otherwise stated all fees are for a period of 1 year.

Street Trading licence fees 2021 - 2022

The fees are valid from 26 April 2021 - 31 March 2022

Shop front licences

Type of licence2021/22 application charge2021/22 enforcement and compliance charge2021/22 total charge
New Street Trading Licence (existing designated site) *£17650% of enforcement and compliance fee indicated by size below*Variable
Licence Street Designation Fee (new sites)**£1089£1539£2628
Annual Shop Front Licence
Up to 1sqm£59£117*£176
1 to 6sqm£59£637*£696
6 to 12sqm£59£967*£1026
12 to 18sqm£59£1299*£1358
Over 18sqm£59£1929*£1988
Variation of licence£112£0£112

* includes 6 month Temporary Licence fee charged at 50% of annual area rate. Rates should be calculated from the table below.

** Additional newspaper notice fees to be recharged to applicants c.£600

Designated sites

Type of licence2021/22 application charge2021/22 enforcement and compliance charge2021/22 total charge
New Street Trading Licence (existing designated site) * £176£699*£875
Following successful temporary licence (above)£0£1539£1539
Licence Street Designation Fee (new sites)**£1089£1539£2628
Renewal of Annual licence£59£1539£1598
Variation of licence£112£0£112

* includes 6 month Temporary Licence fee

** Additional newspaper notice fees to be recharged to applicants c.£600

Temporary Licences

Type of licence2021/22 application charge2021/22 enforcement and compliance charge2021/22 total charge
1 to 2 days£59£56£115
3 to 4 days£59£112£171
5 to 6 days£59£168£227
7 days£59£224£283

 

Type of licence2021/22  charge
Mitcham and Morden Markets (Per pitch per day)
Market Registration Fee£33
Regular Market non-food stalls£10
Regular Market food stalls£12
Casual Market trader non-food stalls£17
Casual Market trader food stalls£21
Variation of registration£112

 

Type of licence2021/22 charge
Specialist Market – Other Areas
Market trader per month  £73
Market event up to 4 days£586

 

Other licence fees2021/22 charge

Request for Copy of Licence, loss/theft,

change of name/address on licence

£38
Temporary Licence Extension (existing licence holders only)£112

These fees are calculated to reflect the reasonable costs of the Council in administering street trading in the borough and include administration, regulation, enforcement and other costs incurred by the Council. These costs do not include the advertising fees for new licence street designation. Please note that the costs incurred for any adverts will be recharged to the applicant.

Contact us

Street Trading
Regulatory Services Partnership
London Borough of Merton
Merton Civic Centre
London Road
Morden
SM4 5DX

Telephone: 020 8545 3969
Email: licensing@merton.gov.uk