Street trading

Street trading is defined as the selling or offering for sale of any article in the street.

This includes food such as burgers, kebabs, doughnuts etc or other things such as household items or novelty items. The document attached to this page is a list of streets in the Doncaster area which are designated as PROHIBITED. This means that street trading is ILLEGAL and is therefore NOT permitted.

The following exemptions apply: 

  • trading as a peddler under licence issued by a police authority
  • a market trader operating at a licensed market venue
  • a news vendor selling only newspapers and periodicals
  • if trading on private land consent may not be required. The landowner may need planning permission. Contact the Council's planning office for advice.  Tel: 01302 736000

Food traders must also be registered with their local Environmental Health office. 

If you believe someone is street trading illegally, you can complete and e-mail the following online e-form:

The document 'Prohibited Streets Updated 2010' attached to this page lists all prohibited streets within the Doncaster Borough:

Prohibited Streets updated 2010
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Last updated: 02 December 2020 09:33:09