Apply for road space and traffic management booking

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This application needs to be submitted for all works taking place on the highway or adjacent to highway when traffic management is being used. The application is also to be used for all filming and event related traffic measures (TM), like use of Stop/Go, lights to facilitate the event or filming.
The applicant will be contacted after the submission of the application to confirm whether the proposed dates are acceptable, whether the road space occupation dates and times can be accommodated and whether the attached documents are considered as sufficient and of the required standard.
We would not consider allowing the occupation of the highway with positive TM for extensive duration, where the road is traffic sensitive or where it is believed that the proposed event is not safe or would cause major disruption to Highway Network. In all the cases we will contact the applicant and advise of issues with the application and submitted proposals. 
In order to make an application you have to fulfil the following requirements:

  • •A notice period of a minimum one month is required for the application to be considered.
  • CAD Traffic Management Plan and relevant signage schedule has to be submitted (for local events a lesser standard can be accepted).
  • Evidence must be provided of Public Liability Insurance of £5 million. 
  • For events – Event Management Plan including Traffic Management has to be provided.
  • The charge for a Road Space Booking varies and full Table of Charges is provided within the application link. Should you have any queries about the applicable fee please contact In the absence of any queries it will be considered that you understand and accept fee due.
  • An invoice will be generated for the payment of the fee for application relating to works. 
  • Fee for Events and Local Interest Events will be charged on submission of this application.
  • Once the application is approved, information relating to the application and relevant Traffic Management will be published on

When completing the application clear information needs to be provided in relation to:

  • extent of the site, location,  
  • times for Traffic Management to be used and reason why the measures are required.
  • Statements “As per attached drawing” or “Not sufficient width”, “From House X 50 metres” will not be accepted and application will be considered as incomplete.

Applications will be considered as incomplete if the required documents and CAD drawings are not provided and would not be processed. 

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