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Beach hut licences and fees

Your digital copy of the beach hut and site licence can be found below. The licence also includes a copy of the beach hut terms and conditions:

Poole beach hut licence including terms and conditions

Licence fees and non-domestic rates

In addition to the licence fee, you may also have to pay HM Revenue & Customs non-domestic rates, where applicable.

Licence fees in Poole

Branksome Dene
LocationFee
Ground and balcony level  £2,647
Upper terrace  £2,246
Wooden - primary position  £2,647
Wooden - secondary position  £2,246
Branksome Chine
LocationFee
Ground and balcony level  £2,647
Wooden - primary position  £2,647
Wooden - secondary position   £2,246
Supersize £3,593
Site only (providing own hut) £1,570
Canford Cliffs
 Location Fee
Promenade  £2,647
Chine - primary position £2,647
Chine - secondary position £2,246

Flaghead Chine

LocationFee
All huts £2,647
Sandbanks
 Location Fee
All huts £2,728
Shore Road
LocationFee
Ground and balcony level £2,647
Upper terrace (46 - 66) £2,246
Upper terrace (67 - 72) £2,647
Premier £5,775
Hamworthy Park
LocationFee
Composite hut (112 - 127) £1,731
Site only (providing own hut) £1,167

Non-domestic rates

HM Revenue & Customs individually rate beach huts throughout the UK for non-domestic rates. Beach hut Licensees pay non-domestic rates separately, where these apply.

You may be able to reduce your bill by claiming Small Business Rate Relief, providing you do not pay business rates somewhere else. This will reduce the rates element of the beach hut hire by 100 per cent. Instructions on how to apply for this reduction will be sent with your bill.

For all enquiries about your bills, email Stour Valley and Poole Partnership at svpp@bcpcouncil.gov.uk or call 01202 123 113.

Pay for a beach hut or site in Poole

You will be issued with an invoice before the start of the licence period, you can choose to pay in full or in instalments.

Direct Debit

You can pay monthly by Direct Debit. If you already pay by Direct Debit, the charges for your annual licence will be automatically paid from your account.

Your Direct Debit instruction will not cover the payment of any non-domestic rates due on your beach hut. If you receive a rates bill, it will tell you how you can pay.

Licence instalment payments must be made on the due date. If not, you’ll have to pay the full outstanding amount immediately or risk losing your beach hut licence.

Cancel your licence

Beach huts in Poole

If you want to cancel your beach hut or site licence, you must apply to do so between 1 January and 28 February. Your licence cancellation date will be 31 March.

You will need to tell us your contact details, hut number and hut location.

We no longer offer refunds for unused licence periods.

Change your details

So that we’re still able to contact you, you should let us know if there’s any change to your name, address, telephone number or email. To do this, email our beach hut team at poolebeachhuts@bcpcouncil.gov.uk or call 01202 123 555.