Street Trading

All streets, roads, footways, forecourts and other areas to which the public have access without payment within Solihull are “consent streets.” Before trading on a consent street you will require permission from us.

Our designated street trading pitches within Solihull town centre are all currently occupied. If you wish to express an interest in trading in the town centre, we will contact you when a site becomes available. 


You can apply for street trading consent online or download the relevant application form:


The fee is determined by which licence you are applying for, please view our schedule of fees.

Change a Street Trading Licence

To change a street trading licence please apply online.

Further Information

For further information please see our street trading statement of policy 

Busking in Solihull town centre

If you are under the age of 16 you must be accompanied by an adult at all times when busking.

Our busking code of conduct ensures that buskers in Solihull add to the overall experience enjoyed by everyone in the town centre.

Before you can busk, you need to register:

Register online

You can also:

  • call Solihull Connect on 0121 704 8000

Once registered you can request a spot:

Request a spot online

You can also:

  • call Solihull Connect on 0121 704 8000
  • visit Solihull Connect in Central Library

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