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Apply for permission to advertise a large event

You need to apply for permission to advertise a large event in the borough of Swindon.

A large event may include a:

  • fair
  • circus
  • show
  • concert
  • fireworks display

What you need to know before you apply

  • You cannot advertise more than 14 days before the event starts.
  • You are responsible to place an advert safely and securely.
  • You need to remove the advert within seven days after the event ends.

You must not place adverts on railings at:

  • Magic Roundabout
  • Drakes Way
  • HSBC Bank in Old Town
  • B&Q
  • Sunnyside Avenue by Kings Hill garage

You must also not place adverts on or at:

  • Lamp columns
  • Traffic light columns
  • Pedestrian crossing columns
  • Road junctions or close to road junctions
  • Any place where sight line or visibility might get affected

What you’ll need

  • Copy of event poster, if you have one
  • Copy of organisation’s public liability insurance certificate of at least £5 million

Apply for permission to advertise a large event

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