Apply to put a skip or scaffolding on a highway
Obstructions to a road, lane or footway
It is illegal to obstruct the highway or footway. If you are going to undertake any activity that obstructs a road, lane or footway you must get permission to do so before the work is started.
Applications for permission to obstruct a road must be submitted at least 28 days before work begins.
Enquiries can be made by contacting +44 1624 850000.
If you are erecting scaffolding or placing a skip on a road, lane or footway you need permission to do so. See downloadable documents for relevant application forms.