Goods Yard Trading Opportunity

Join us in the Goods Yard

An opportunity has come up to join our family of traders in The Goods Yard.

This thriving business community has established itself as Folkestone Harbour & Seafront’s key event space. The Goods Yard is home to a large, outdoor screen that shows the most important sporting events of the day and a diverse cinema programme, both completely free to the public. It has seated capacity for over 800 which can be expanded for specific events.

Currently, The Goods Yard is home to 10 independent street-food style kiosks.

We are now seeking a wholly unique, new offer that is high quality and compliments the site and its operational environment.

Find out more details about trading in the Goods Yard below.

Become a part of Folkestone's fast-growing event space. Join us now. Application deadline: 15th May 2022.
Submit your application now
Street Food. Big Screen. Live Events.

Details

  • We have one large double unit available that is open to all food and beverage applications.

  • 1st April to 18th April - Monday to Sunday - 11am to 6pm

    19th April to 29th May - Thursday to Monday - 11am to 6pm

    30th May to 5th June - Monday to Sunday - 11am to 6pm

    6th June to 24th July - Thursday to Monday - 11am to 6pm

    25th July to 4th September - Monday to Sunday - 11am to 6pm

    5th September to 26th September - Thursday to Monday - 11am to 6pm

    27th September to 13th November - Saturday & Sunday - 11am to 6pm

  • Rental is charged based on a percentage of business turnover.
    Traders benefit from minimal fixed start-up and ongoing costs.

  • Please make sure you provide the following information:

    A short proposal of what you want to do which includes a clear description of the style of food and drink you want to offer.

    Tell us why you think you and your business is a good fit for Folkestone Harbour Arm.

    Your proposed menu.

    Indication of what drinks suppliers you intend to work with.

    A mood board to illustrate the look and feel of the space.

    A name for the business.

    Details about your previous experience in this area of work.

    If we like the look of your written proposal, we’ll ask to meet you, sample what you propose to offer and talk further about your proposal.

    If you are not successful this time round, but we like what you do, we will keep you in mind when new opportunities arise such as food festivals and market days, or when new spaces become available in the future.

  • We are very happy to answer any questions you may have and arrange a viewing of a Goods Yard hut before you submit your proposal. Please email hello@folkestoneharbourarm.co.uk to get in touch.