Current Beach Hut Tenants

Coronavirus (COVID-19): change to service

On advice from the government regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19), some services have changed. Find our latest information and advice about Beach Huts in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole.

See further information about changes to services.

Information and regulations for current beach hut tenants

Paying for my Beach Hut Site

You can pay using our online payment system

Current prices

The prices for 2021/2022 are as follows:

  • Restricted sites - £1,200
  • Non restricted sites - £1,375
  • Annuals - £1680-£2365

Handing back my beach hut site

You can hand back your site in February and March, giving 28 days notice. If you hand it back at any other time of year you will still have to pay the full years hire charge. 

Can I transfer the licence to someone else?

In accordance with the annual licence the person named on the beach hut licence cannot transfer the hut to any other family member or friend.

The only exception to this is if the licence holder passes away, then a person living at the same address can transfer the licence into their name.

Proof of address will be required in the form of a utility bill, Council tax bill, or driving licence.

The rules regarding Bournemouth residents will be adhered to. If a hut is transferred into someone else’s name, then a £30 admin fee will be applicable.

What colour can my hut be painted?

You paint your hut any colour but it must be 1 colour only, no stripes etc.

Can I sleep in my hut?

Tenants are not permitted to sleep overnight in their beach huts.

Accessing my hut with a vehicle

Tenants are only permitted to access their beach hut with a vehicle at the following times:

Promenade Access

  • All year between 9am and 10am, Monday to Friday (excluding Bank Holidays)

These times may change due to operational needs at the discretion of the duty Senior Ranger. Access from November to March is through Bournemouth Pier and Boscombe Pier only. 

Changing your contact details

You can update your contact details in My Account.