Dropped Kerb Cost Staffordshire & Stafford

In this guide we cover the cost of having a dropped kerb installed in Stafford, prices will include the permits to dig and the planning permission application.

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How much does it cost for a drop kerb in Stafford?

The cost of getting a dropped kerb (vehicle crossover) in Stafford, UK, can vary depending on several factors, including the specific location of your property, the length of the kerb to be dropped, and any additional requirements or fees imposed for dropped kerbs Stafford Council.

The first cost involved is the planning permission, this will cost £133 and is none refundable. Second is the permit to dig, this costs £258 on an unclassified street and £372 in a classified street. Finally is the costs for your contractor to carry out the works, Tarmacadam Driveways Stafford charge £300 per kerb, this is price is based on an average 2m wide path and includes the installation of the tarmacadam as well. We can also submit for planning permission on your behalf for a fee of £200.

Here are some general cost considerations:

Dropped Kerb Permit Fee

You will typically need to apply for a dropped kerb permit from your local council or highway authority, and this often comes with an application fee. These fees can vary from one council to another.

Design and Construction Costs

The actual cost of constructing the dropped kerb, including the excavation, installation of the kerb, and related materials, will depend on the size and complexity of the project. You may need to hire a contractor to carry out this work, and their fees will also vary.

Additional Costs

Depending on the location of your property and the specific requirements of your local council, there may be additional costs associated with the project, such as drainage improvements, road marking, and related infrastructure.

Insurance and Liability

Some councils may require you to have insurance coverage for the dropped kerb, which can add to the overall cost.

Council Requirements

Different councils in the UK may have varying guidelines and fees for dropped kerb installations, so it’s essential to contact your local council directly to get an accurate estimate of the costs specific to your area.

To get an accurate cost estimate for a dropped kerb in Stafford, you should contact the Stafford Borough Council or the relevant local authority. They can provide you with detailed information on the application process, fees, and any specific requirements for your location. Additionally, you may want to obtain quotes from local contractors such as ourselves as we offer a hassle free process for the planning, permits, construction and installation of the dropped kerb. This will help you budget for the project accurately.

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