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Network Management

Network Management - Highway Licences

It is an offence to obstruct the free passage of the public highway; the term 'highway' includes roads, pavements and verges.

If you wish to work on or occupy the public highway, you must be appropriately licensed.

  • Temporary Heavyweight Crossover or Dropped Crossing - How to apply for a licence to construct a temporary or permanent vehicular crossing.

  • Road Opening Licence - How to apply for a licence to excavate in the public highway.

  • Building Materials Licence - How to apply for a licence to place and store building materials on the public highway.

  • Scaffolding & Hoarding Licence - How to apply for a licence to erect and place scaffolding and hoarding on the public highway.

  • Skip Permit - How to apply for a permit to place a skip on the public highway.

  • Crane Licence - How to apply for a licence to operate a crane on or over the public highway.

  • Tables & Chairs Licence - How to apply for a licence to place tables & chairs on the public highway.

  • Pay & Display Parking Bays - How to apply to suspend pay and display parking bays.

  • Temporary Traffic Management - You will be required to make provision for pedestrian and vehicular traffic whilst carrying out your works. A Traffic Management Plan will be requested from you to be read in conjunction with your application.

  • Current and proposed Roadworks within the City of Southampton can be viewed by following this link.

  • If you are planning your journey, you may find it useful to visit the Citywatch website where you will find full details of our traffic and travel information.

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