A licence is necessary if you are placing any type of crane or other equipment on the public highway or if any part of the crane or its load will over-sail the public highway at any time during the lift.
Q: Who can apply for this licence?
A: Crane companies & contractors
Required documentation & details:
A site plan, to scale, showing the crane's position and over-sail area with dimensions
A copy the Risk Assessment & Method Statement relating to this job
Evidence of £10 million Public Liability Insurance
Start, end and contingency dates & times
A Traffic Management Plan complying with Chapter 8 of the Traffic Signs Manual & related Codes of Practice
The type of work to be undertaken
A copy of the crane specification catalogue entry which must include dimensions, weight, jib capacity and limits
Where appropriate, a copy of the way-leave agreement or permission from landowners who will be over-sailed will need to be provided
Cheques payable to Southampton City Council
To apply, please follow this link to our EU Service Directive page where you can apply online or by post.