Opportunity for ice cream and mobile café concessions in parks

Tower Hamlets has many beautiful parks and open spaces used by both residents and visitors to the borough.

We have a great opportunity for local businesses to trade in our parks for the summer season in 2024.

We are seeking to license:

- ice cream vans and

- mobile café operators at fixed pitches. 

We have opportunities in parks across the borough for vendors who have Public Liability Insurance and Food Hygiene Certificate.

If you are interested in applying, please email parks@towerhamlets.gov.uk


Parks and open spaces

Tower Hamlets has many diverse parks, gardens and open spaces for residents and visitors to enjoy.

We currently hold a record number of awards for our parks including 14 Green Flag Awards and 8 gold awards from London in Bloom and were the overall winners in 4 categories.

Victoria Park holds the People’s Choice recognition in the Green Flag Top 10 parks in the country.

Applications for Tower Hamlets in Bloom 2024 are now open. Tower Hamlets in Bloom is all about making the borough a greener, cleaner, brighter and better place to live. The competition is part of the nationwide ‘In Bloom’ scheme. Apply online by 19 May 2024.

For the safety and enjoyment of park users, as well as the protection of our parks and open spaces, we have rules about using our parks. The rules are supported by our park byelaws.

If you are interested in organising an event in one of our parks or open spaces, visits our events page for more information.