Light refreshment concessions in parks

The sales of ice creams and other light refreshments in our parks and open spaces is offered on a 5 year lease regulated by the ‘Supply Southampton’ process. All tender opportunities are posted on the Supply Southampton portal

The current refreshment leases expire in 2021 and if you would like to register your interest to tender for any of the current sites listed below, complete the form by following the link below. We will contact you as soon as the leases come up for renewal.

The current sites are:

Location Type of venue Further specifications
Central Parks - Houndwell, Hoglands, Palmerston Parks
Mobile ice cream/light refreshments
Three sites
Central Parks - West Park
Mobile ice cream/light refreshments
One site
Riverside Park - Woodmill car park
Mobile ice cream/light refreshments
One site
Riverside Park - Cobden Meadows car park
Mobile ice cream/light refreshments
One site
Mayfield Park play area
Mobile ice cream/light refreshments
One site
Weston Shore - Wstwood car park
Mobile ice cream/light refreshments
One site
Weston Shore - pitch and putt
Fixed kiosk
One site
East Park Pavilion
Cafe building
One site
Hawthorns cafe and Common play area
Cafe in visitor centre and kiosk at play area
Two sites

We are currently unable to consider new locations for the provision of light refreshments but if you register your interest we will contact you should new sites be offered.