Apply for a dropped kerb licence

Dropped Kerbs (or 'Vehicle Crossings') are the construction of an access to a property from the public highway to allow vehicles in and out of private property.

These are usually required by households who wish to park their vehicle 'off road', but they can also be installed in commercial properties. In some instances planning permission is required, but in all instances highway authorisation is required.

Works must be carried out by an approved contractor who must hold relevant Public Liability Insurance. More details are contained in the Dropped Kerb (Vehicle Crossing) Application Guidelines (PDF) and the Dropped Kerb (Vehicle Crossing) Approved Contractors List (PDF)

How to apply

Apply for a Dropped Kerb (Vehicle Crossing) online

Alternatively, download a Dropped Kerb (Vehicle Crossing) Application Form (PDF)

How to pay

Pay for a Dropped Kerb Licence online

The licence fee is:

  • £119 for private/domestic residences
  • £157 for commercial properties

Further information

E-mail: streetworks@swindon.gov.uk

Last updated: 06 June 2018. Was this information helpful?

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