A licence is required for cranes that move over the highway, sometimes called over sailing.
The minimum licence period is 3 months and each individual crane costs £1,352.57.
The licence allows for an extension. When you calculate the extension, please count the number of weeks that follow the 3 month licence period. There is a weekly extension charge of £55 for each crane.
Breakdown of the costs
Crane Licence Legal = £400.00
Highways Crane Licence = £192.57
Highway inspection = £489.49
Administration charged at 20% (non-refundable) = £270.51
Total = £1352.57
Individual Crane Extension = £55 per week
How long the application takes
Once you have made an advance payment and supplied the required documents, we can start the application process, which typically takes between 6 to 10 weeks.
You should not operate your crane/s until you have your licence.
How to apply
To apply for an over sailing crane licence, please download the application form:
Once completed, please send the completed application and required documents to the Over Sailing team at: firstname.lastname@example.org