Apply for a highways licence

Use this guide to help you find more information about the various highways licences.

Application fees for highways licences

The way we process our applications have changed. Applications are now online and payment for our Highway licence is taken at the end of the application process.

You will need a credit or Debit card to complete the application.

The licence is not granted until both the licence and deposit (if required) is paid.

If you have any issues please email:

Please note that Section 50 NRSWA licence application forms can only be paid by cheque or postal order.

Cheques should be payable to 'London Borough of Lambeth'. These can also be sent via the post to:

Address: Highways Licensing, Environmental Services, PO Box 734, Winchester, Hants SO23 5DG.


Our Fees and Charges are subject to an annual review. Below is a list of the fees for 21/22.

Please note that the fees were updated on 9 April 2021.

Licence for Licence fee Duration of licence
Building materials £599.05 6 weeks
Cherry picker £599.05 1 week
Container £599.05 6 weeks
Conveyor fan £599.05 6 weeks
Crane £599.05 1 week
Fence £599.05 6 weeks
Gantry £599.05 1 week
Hoarding £599.05 6 weeks
Hoist £599.05 1 week
Mobile tower £599.05 1 week
Portable cabin £599.05 6 weeks
Scaffolding £599.05 6 weeks
Temporary crossover £599.05 6 weeks