Scaffolding, hoarding and materials licence

Summary

If you intend to erect scaffolding/hoarding or place materials on any part of an adopted highway in the Borough of Richmond, you will require a licence from the Council.

Eligibility criteria

A licence is available for an agreed period and can only be obtained once a site meeting has taken place with a Street Environment Inspector.

Any contractor wishing to erect Scaffolding/Hoarding or place materials on a highway maintained by the Council at public expense, must have current Public Liability Insurance of at least £5 million.

Regulation summary

All licences that are issued are done so under the appropriate section of the Highways Act 1980, sections 169 and 172.

Application evaluation process

You will need to contact our Customer Service Centre on 020 8891 1411 or email highwaysandtransport@richmond.gov.uk to request a licence. A Street Environment Inspector will then contact you to arrange a site meeting and the fees, terms and conditions will be confirmed at the meeting.

Will tacit consent apply?

No. Your licence will only be issued when the site meeting has taken place and all appropriate documents and monies have been received.

Failed application redress

Please contact the Street Environment Inspector in the first instance by calling the Customer Services Centre on 020 8891 1411.

Licence holder redress

Please contact the Street Environment Inspector in the first instance by calling the Customer Services Centre on 020 8891 1411.

Consumer complaint

We would advise that in the first instant you make contact with the contractor directly. If you are not satisfied with the response please contact the Street Environment Team.

Contact Network Management and Street Care

Civic Centre, 44 York Street, Twickenham TW1 3BZ, personal callers only by appointment please

Email: highwaysandtransport@richmond.gov.uk
Telephone: 020 8891 1411

Updated: 21 March 2014