Redevelopment of a site is likely to require heavy plant to cross the footway. A temporary heavyweight drop crossing (to prevent damage to the footway and any utility plant that is buried underneath it). This must be constructed before work commences.
Who can apply for this licence: Contractors only (You must have written permission from us prior to making an application to carryout the works. Please follow this link for more information about the permission process for Vehicle Crossings (Dropped Kerbs) FAQs.
• Evidence of £10 million Public Liability Insurance policy
• Evidence that the supervisor and operatives that are to carry out the work are accredited under the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991
• Include a site plan, to scale showing the location of the works
• Traffic Management Plan
Fees will be applicable and conditions attached
• Licence fee £195
• Inspection Fee (4 x £52.50 each) = £210
• Deposit £78 per m2 of reinstatement (minimum deposit £520)
• Fee for manual notices £26
A summary of the eligibility criteria for this licence
Local Government guidance notes will be attached to each of our licences to outline any further requirements that we require from the applicant.
Application evaluation process
We will endeavour to process your application as quickly as possible. Due to the nature of this licence and third party interest we will aim to grant licences within 6 weeks of the application being made. This however is subject to receiving all required documentation, correct payment and your traffic management requirements i.e. temporary road/lane closures may increase the time period needed by a further 2 weeks.
Will tacit consent apply?
No. It is in the public interest that the authority must process your application before it can be granted. If you have not heard from the local authority within a reasonable time, please contact us.
Apply by post, just print and fill in the appropriate downloadable forms at the bottom of the page and return along with the requested documents to the address below:
Highways Service Partnership
City Depot and Recycling Park
First Avenue, Millbrook
Telephone: +44 (0)23 8079 8077 / 8078
Fax: +44 (0)23 8051 2883
Failed application and licence holder redress
Please contact the Local Authority in the first instance.
Applicants may appeal to the West Hampshire Magistrates' Court against refusal to issue a licence or against conditions of the licence.
We would always advise that in the event of a complaint the first contact is made with the trader by you - preferably in the form a letter (with proof of delivery). If that has not worked, if you are located in the UK, Consumer Direct will give you advice. From outside the UK contact the UK European Consumer Centre.