Advertising in public

Guidance on advertising on a public highway or footpath in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames.

You may also wish to display information on our community noticeboards.

Tables or stalls on the pavement

You may be able to promote an event or product or hand out flyers using a small table or stall on the pavement.

To apply, you will need to complete a tables on the footway application form and return to us by:

  • email at highwaysandtransport@richmond.gov.uk
  • post to: Environment Directorate, London Borough of Richmond Upon Thames, Traffic & Transport, Civic Centre, 44 York Street, Twickenham, TW1 3BZ.

Requests of a political, community or charitable nature are free. For commercial purposes, there is a charge of £405 for up to 7 days.

Displaying posters

Posters displayed in the Borough are restricted to advertisements of charitable, cultural, educational, social or religious events.

If you would like to display a poster of an event carried out for commercial purposes, you will need to get permission from us.

To apply for permission, you will need to complete a posters on the highway application form (terms and conditions are included) and return to us by:

  • email at highwaysandtransport@richmond.gov.uk
  • post to: Environment Directorate, London Borough of Richmond Upon Thames, Traffic & Transport, Civic Centre, 44 York Street, Twickenham, TW1 3BZ.

We will provide you with authorised sign stickers to put on each poster. The posters can only be put on street lighting columns and must be removed within three days of the event finishing.

Please note it will take 14 days to process your application from the date we receive your application. We will notify you by letter or email if your application is successful.

Advertising boards

We keep a list of streets in town centres or high streets, where a minimum width of footway is required for advertising boards. We also have a list of streets where advertising boards are not allowed.

Visit advertising boards in town centres and high streets for more information.

Updated: 23 August 2017