Apply for a crane licence

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Please read through the steps below before applying for a crane licence.

Applications in all cases should be submitted at least 10 working days before the licence is required. 

The licence fee is £683

On approval of this application, five working days written notice or 48 hours verbal notice must be given to the council of the date of commencement of the operations. 

  • You are required to submit minimum Public liability of Insurance document of £5, 000,000, and
  • A site location plan, 
  • A road space booking and road closure (subject to required Traffic management) in addition to applying for this licence.

If the conditions are not adhered to, it will result in a £92 fine for each contravention. 

Further guidance and conditions will need to be agreed to prior to applying, these can be seen when applying for a licence.

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(Fees as of April 2023)

Highway licensing team : Contact details

For further information, please contact us by:

Highway Licensing Team - Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead
Town Hall, St Ives Road,
Maidenhead SL6 1RF
Telephone: 01628 683800