Temporary highway licences
If you wish to place any scaffolding on the public highway you will need a licence.
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Complete our scaffolding licence application form.
Please allow 2 working days for your application to be processed.
The scaffolding licence cost varies dependent on the linear length of the scaffolding.
|Length of Scaffolding||Cost|
|Up to 5 metres in linear length||£210|
|Up to 10 metres in linear length||£315|
|Over 10 metres in linear length||£420|
All licences are valid for a 3 month period.
If we believe that the scaffold structure has damaged or altered the public highway in any way, any incurred costs in repairs will be recharged to the licence holder. In some cases we may request a holding deposit.
We would recommend that for your own records photographs of the site are taken prior to the erection of the structure.
In many cases a site meeting will be required to discuss the impact of the structure upon the use of the highway, we therefore ask for as much advance notice as possible.