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Trading Standards

Street Trading

Street trading in Southend is restricted by way of the Essex Act 1987. This Act defines a ‘designated area’ within the Borough. This designated area is made up of a list of streets where restrictions stated in the Act apply.

Without the prior consent of the Council, it is an offence to sell anything in the designated area and may be liable to a fine of up to £1000.

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Page last updated: 01/04/2019