Trading in parks
Commercial activity, corporate events and brand activations
You can hire our parks for:
- commercial activity
- corporate events
- branding promotions
We can accommodate a wide range of events in different size locations. For more information contact our Festivals and Events Team email email@example.com
Fitness licenses in parks
Find out how to get a fitness licence to run personal training or group fitness sessions in a Tower Hamlets Park.
Mobile catering concessions
Mobile ice cream vending and café operators can apply to trade at a designated pitch in our parks.
Appointed providers can operate seven days a week, within the opening hours of the park. All vending platforms must be mobile. Trader's need to vacate the park at the end of each trading day.
We currently have opportunities in the following parks:
All vendors must have:
- Employer’s Liability Insurance (where applicable)
- Public Liability insurance to the level specified by the Council
- A current Food Hygeine rating.
Vendors must be registered with a local council’s environmental health team.
We strongly encourage applications from operators with non-petrol and non-diesel generators (for example, electric and battery powered generators, and any hybrid solutions).
If you are interested in this opportunity, please complete the mobile catering concessions application form.
Markets in parks
We operate quality markets in our parks. We are accepting applications from market operators to cater for residents and visitors in these parks. We welcome proposals for speciality markets including farmers and vegan markets, art, vintage and craft markets. We also welcome applications for seasonal events such as Christmas and summer markets.
To register your interest in this opportunity please complete the markets in parks application form
Additional seating for catering and hospitality businesses
If you run a café or restaurant next to one of our parks or open spaces, you can apply to place additional tables and chairs in the park where there is sufficient space.
If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Venues for hire in parks
We have several fantastic indoor venues available for hire including The Art Pavilion and The Ecology Pavilion in Mile End Park and The Hub and V & A Buildings in Victoria Park.
Filming and Photography
All film location work in Tower Hamlets is managed by The Film Office. Please contact them for help to secure locations and the necessary permissions for your shoot in our parks.