Licence for outside tables and chairs extended

Businesses that are due to renew their licence for outside tables and chairs will have their licence extended until the end of August by Kent Highways. This goodwill gesture comes as the government switches the responsibility for street furniture licensing from Kent County Council to district and borough councils. Those who need to renew in…

KCC waives table and chair fee for businesses

In a drive to support high street recovery, Kent County Council is waiving fees that allow cafes, restaurants and bars to place furniture outside their premises. The decision was made earlier this week and comes as government further relaxes its lockdown measures, potentially allowing the hospitality trade to reopen next month (July). Kent County Council…