West Berkshire Council

Application for licence to make a temporary excavation in the public Highway

Apply online for a licence to make a temporary excavation in the public Highway


  1. Payment required
    1. A fee of £110.00 is payable for this licence

      Payment can be made online immediately after submitting this form.
      Payment can be made using the following methods:-

  2. This Application must be accompanied by
    1. - A plan showing the precise location of the proposed excavation ;
      - Plans and sections which give details of what is proposed and its relationship with, and effect on, the Highway.
      - A copy of your current public liability insurance certificate – this must provide a minimum value of cover of £5 million.
      - Letters from Statutory Undertakers confirming either that their equipment is not affected, or, if it is, their requirements.
    2. Documents ready to attach?