A licence is required for cranes that move over the highway, known as 'over sailing'.
The minimum licence period is 12 months and each individual crane costs £5,000. The licence allows for an extension. When you calculate the extension, please count the number of weeks that follow the 12 month licence period. There is a weekly extension charge of £55 for each crane.
Please see below for a breakdown of the costs:
Crane Licence Legal = £565.00
Highways Crane Licence = £575.00
Highway inspection = £2,860.00
Administration @25% (non-refundable) = £1,000.00
Total = £5,000
Individual Crane Extension = £55 per week
How long the application takes
Once you have made an advance payment, the Over Sailing team can initiate the application process, which typically takes between 6 to 10 weeks. Your operational start date for the crane/s should not be before this timescale.
How to apply
To apply for the over sailing crane licence, please download the application form:
Once completed, please send this form and requested documents to the Over Sailing team at: email@example.com