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Dropped kerbs across driveways

Request a dropped kerb

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Contact us for more information

tel: 0300 500 80 80

To get your vehicle from the road and onto your drive you will need a properly constructed 'vehicular crossing', also known as a 'dropped kerb'. This is to prevent damage to the pavement and/or verge and also protects underground pipes and cables. 

Planning permission

If you want a dropped kerb outside your property you will need our planning approval. You may also need to get planning permission from your local district council.

Who can install a dropped kerb

You may employ a contractor of your choice to carry out these works, subject to them meeting certain requirements. Your contractor will need to apply to Nottinghamshire County Council for a permit to alter the highway outside your property and we will inspect the work to ensure that it meets our specification.

How to get the work done

  • Contact us on tel: 0300 500 80 80
  • We will arrange for an officer to meet you at your property to fully advise you on your proposal (free of charge).
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