Parks and open spaces where catering may be permitted in Poole

Information about parks and open spaces where catering may be permitted in Poole (subject to suitability): 

Available sites:

There are no mobile catering pitches, on a permanent or semi-permanent basis, available in Poole’s other parks or open spaces at the moment.

Unavailable sites: 

The following areas already have licensed operators.

  • Alexandra Park
  • Baiter (Harbourside Park)
  • Constitution Hill Viewpoint
  • Flaghead Chine
  • Branksome Dene Chine
  • Branksome Park Chine
  • Canford Cliffs Chine
  • Hamworthy Park
  • Lake Pier
  • Poole Park 
  • Promenades
  • Rockley Caravan Park, viewpoint and open space 
  • Sandbanks Recreation Ground
  • Upton Country Park
  • Whitecliff Recreation Ground
  • Beaches: Rockley Point to Lake Avenue Pier and Sandbanks Ferry to Poole Borough boundary

If you would like to provide a non-permanent, non-catering service in Poole’s parks and open spaces, please tell us about it by emailing l.recreationdevelopment@bcpcouncil.gov.uk or apply online by completing the temporary concessions application form.

Permanent trading:

As a local authority, BCP Council has a duty to ensure fairness and transparency in allocating public contracts. It is for this reason that all opportunities identified are offered for tender.

Any such opportunities are advertised on the Supplying the South West website. We advise registering on this site to ensure that no opportunities are missed.

Page last updated: 15 December 2020
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