Request a dropped kerb

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 protect underground pipes and cables. 

Requesting a dropped kerb


If you want a dropped kerb outside your property you will need our approval.

You may also need to get planning permission from your local district council.

How to get the work done

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 us for a permit to alter the highway outside your property and we will inspect the work to ensure that it meets our specification.

Alternatively these works can be provided by our approved partner Via East Midlands

Report a problem with a dropped kerb

You can report a problem with an existing dropped kerb on our Submit a new Highways request form, selecting the 'pavement damage' option. 

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