How much does a dropped kerb cost in Hampshire?

How Much Does It Cost to Drop a Kerb? The average cost to drop a kerb is usually around £800 – £1,200 for the installation. Although, we advise you to contact your Local Authority to get a quote as many councils may charge differently.

Will the council pay for a dropped kerb?

Cost Factors of Dropping a Kerb Some councils will pay back half of the fee if the job is declined and other councils may put the application fee towards the cost of the job. Some councils will charge a fixed fee and use their own contractors to complete the job.

Do I need permission for a dropped kerb?

If your road is listed as unclassified, a private road or a private street then planning permission is not required for a dropped kerb. If your road is listed as A, B or Class III then planning permission is required for a dropped kerb.

What are the rules on dropped Kerbs?

Put simply, if you park in a part of a road where there is a dropped kerb you are committing an offence UNLESS you have the permission of the owner of the property, or properties, using that dropped kerb.

Is it illegal to use kerb ramps?

Whilst not universal knowledge, it is generally known that it is illegal to mount a kerb and drive across a pavement to access a property; that street parking is permissible where there is no dropped kerb (subject of course to any specific local parking restrictions); and that Highways Department permission is needed …

Can I turn my front garden into a driveway?

Once you have obtained permission for your crossover — or after your council has confirmed such permission isn’t necessary — you can convert your front garden into a driveway under permitted development rules, subject to certain conditions.

What happens if you drop kerb without permission?

If you don’t get permission to build a dropped kerb when you need one you may face a fine of up to £1,000.

How much does it cost to drop a kerb UK?

The typical cost of dropping a kerb in the UK for an average–sized driveway (3m wide x 4.8m to 6m long) will be between about £650 to £1650 to replace 5 kerbstones. On top of this, you also pay the usual fees for inspections and Planning Application.

Can you put kerb ramps outside your house?

To get a dropped kerb installed outside your home for a proposed driveway, you need to apply to your local council (planning permissions) and get an approved contractor to undertake the work.

How much does it cost to convert front garden to driveway UK?

For concrete driveways, it will typically cost between £30 and £50 per square metre, according to the tradesman site MyBuilder. Asphalt can cost around £45 to £75 per square metre, whilst brick paving will typically cost between £60 and £100 per square metre.

How to apply for dropped kerbs in Hampshire?

If you wish to apply for a vehicular access you can do so by email [email protected], phone 0300 555 1388 or write to: For further information about dropped kerbs visit Hampshire County Council’s website.

Can a disabled person use a dropped kerb?

Subject to budget availability, the borough council will part fund the provision or modification of a vehicular dropped kerb for disabled people who are in possession of a valid blue badge. This would cover all alterations to the highway kerb, footway and verge but not the provision or modification of a hardstanding area within the property.

Do you need a licence for drop kerb Portsmouth?

Please have your payment details ready when submitting your application. When you have received permission, the council will require a further fee of £414 for a Section 171 Road Opening Licence to allow Drop Kerb Portsmouth to carry out the work. Do you have sufficient room on your property to park a vehicle?

What is the function of dropped kerbs in a driveway?

Dropped kerbs (pedestrian and vehicular) Vehicular dropped kerbs (for driveway access) Provision of vehicle accesses is a function of the county council (as Highway Authority) with the cost of the vehicle access being met by the property owner/occupant who requests the access.