Mobile crane licence

Part of: Scaffolding, hoarding, container and crane licences

You must have a licence to place a crane on a public:

  • road
  • pavement


Download, fill out and return the application form by email. Once your application has been approved, we will contact you with the fee amount and details of how to pay by bank transfer.


Mobile crane licence
Licence breakdown Cost breakdown
Licence fee £572 per day
Initial inspection/process fee £96
Emergency or retrospective inspection application processing £111
Deposit (fully refundable if there is no damage to the footway) £200
Licence period 1 day
Additional inspection fee – site visits following complaints £48
Copy of public liability insurance certificate £10,000,000 cover


This is not a renewable licence. You must apply for a new licence to cover a new period.

Contact customer services: highway licences