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Scaffolding and Hoarding Licence

Scaffolding and Hoarding Licence

A licence is required to erect fences, hoarding, scaffolding or a similar structure if it encroaches onto a public highway.

How to apply

You can apply online.

Bracknell Forest apply online here - Apply to erect a fence, scaffolding or hoarding or email Bracknell Forest: 


For West Berkshire Council email: licensing@westberks.gov.uk 

For Wokingham Borough Council email: licensing@wokingham.gov.uk 

The application form includes an undertaking to be signed for the maintenance and reinstatement of any pavement damaged or disturbed by the structure.

A fee of £172 is payable on submission of this application. Similar structures on private land do not require a licence.

Bracknell Forest
West Berkshire