A licence must be obtained to operate any type of crane/access machinery on the public highway, or if any part of the crane/access machinery or its load over-sails the public highway at any time during the lift for any length of time.
The term 'highway' includes roads, pavements and verges.
Who can apply?
Only contractors who hold £10 million public liability insurance can apply for a licence.
Before applying please read the crane licence conditions and impact on street lighting assets.
- £242 for mobile crane/access machinery licence
- £324 for tower crane licence
Apply for a crane licence
Telephone: 023 8079 8077