Skips, hoardings and scaffolding

Christmas Moratorium 2018

Due to Christmas please ensure that there are no planned works taking place from Wednesday 19 December 2018 to Thursday 3 January 2019.
You will need a licence from Redbridge Council for the following:

Skips

Unless you are going to store it on your own property, for example, your driveway, then you will not need a licence.

Skip companies can be fined and prosecuted if they are found not to have a valid licence. The skip company will be contacted and the skip will be removed immediately.

Scaffolding

If you are going to put scaffolding up around a building on the public highway then you need a scaffolding licence.

Once you have applied for a Scaffold Licence, you would then also need to supply  Risk Assessment, Method Statement and companies Public Liability Insurance.

Hoarding

If you plan to put hoarding around a building in Redbridge on the public highway then you need hoarding licence.

Once you have applied for a Hoarding Licence, you would then also need to supply Risk Assessment, Method Statement and companies Public Liability Insurance.  

Building materials

If you would like to have sand, cement or any other building related material delivered to the roadside and stored on the public highway then you will need a building and materials licence.

All of the above licences are charged by the complete month, even if you only need the licence for a few days or a week.

Mobile crane and cherrypickers

If you wish to use a mobile crane or cherry picker on the public highway you will need a licence. A licence to place a mobile crane on the public highway is charged by the day.

Container 

If you wish to use a Container Licence on the public highway you will need a licence. A licence to place a container on the public highway is charged by the month.

Apply for a licence 

If you are unsure as to whether or not you need a licence then please contact the Customer Contact Centre on 020 8708 5000.

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