Organising a public event

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We want you to have a safe and successful event. 

Our guide, Organising events in Brent will give you the key facts and contact information you need to plan your event.

For more details on event planning please visit www.londoneventstoolkit.co.uk.

Applying for your event

After reading our events guide, you can go to www.eventapp.org/brent and apply for your event online. 

Please remember to apply as early as possible for your event to get it approved in time.

A minimum of 8 weeks is required in order for applications to be processed and to ensure all safety provisions are met.

At least a 12 week notice period will be required for events where statutory regulations, such as road closures apply.

Street party and event road closures and parking

We will require a minimum of six weeks notice for street parties and a minimum of eight weeks notice for other events, for approval by the Borough Safety Advisory Group (BSAG) and to carry out the required procedures to close a road.

To find out more contact us on 020 8937 5600 or email transportation@brent.gov.uk

Our event and street party fees

  • Ad-hoc street parties and special events on non-traffic sensitive streets - £200 + VAT
  • Regular special events - £1,125 + VAT 
  • Special events hosted by commercial groups - £1,325 + VAT
  • Circus – per day- 2000

Charges for events in our parks

If you want to hold an event in one of our parks there will be a charge of:

  • £65 for small events
  • £400 -Partial cost recovery of events in parks (ticketed events) up to 600 hundred attendees
  • £200 -Partial cost recovery of events in parks (ticketed events) up to 300 hundred attendees
  • £900 -Partial cost recovery of events in parks (ticketed events) up to 1000 hundred attendees
  • £200 -Reinstatement (Refundable deposit)- category 1
  • £1000-Partial cost recovery of events in parks - Category 2
  • £500 -Reinstatement (Refundable deposit)- category 2
  • £2000-Partial cost recovery of events in parks - Category 3
  • £2500-Reinstatement (Refundable deposit)- category 3

For commercial events the charge is by negotiation.

Event organisers will still be required to pay for all traffic orders, deposits, insurance and the relevant licences.