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Section 50 Application

This application must be completed by the person holding the public liability insurance

Your details

Work Details
i.e vehicular access works
Works location *
  • This is the position on the highway
Please be as detailed as you can about the location of these proposed works
Size of excavation *
Please note we will need to see evidence of authorisation of connection to the apparatus of the Undertaker owning the existing supply.

Environmental Health
Are Environmental Health Notifiable? *

Traffic management details
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Some carriageway incursion

If you have answered 'YES' to any of the traffic management details please complete the relevant section below.
Temporary road closure

If you are requesting a temporary road closure, we require that you submit a temporary road closure application up to 8 weeks in advance. This is to allow to for the processing and notices to be advertised.


Temporary traffic lights
Does your works require the following
Surrey County Council to switch off existing permanent signals
If yes, when would this service be required
Please allow a minimum of 30 days notice from the date we receive this application to allow time to inspect the site and process all documentation. Please note that it is your legal responsibility, as part of this application, to notify the statutory undertakers of any proposed works that may affect them.
Please note if exact completion date not known, put in estimated completion date.

I/We will accept full responsibility for damage of any kind whatsoever which may be caused to the public highway as a result of the works at the location described and hereby undertake to pay Surrey County Council the total cost of any repairs to the public highway as may be deemed necessary by the Area Maintenance Manager / Engineer. I/We agree to be bound by the conditions contained within the permission, if granted, to open the public highway and will ensure the works will be signed and guarded as contained in the Traffic Signs Manual Chapter 8 (Traffic Measures and signs for Roadworks and Temporary Situations).


When you submit this application you will receive a reference number for future correspondence. We require that you then email attachments covering the following to This initial application does not guarantee road space availability and will be subject to approval. Plan showing location of works and engineering layout. Planning permission is applied for from the appropriate district or borough council. Construction details. Traffic management details for sites with engineering difficulty. Public Liability Insurance details for a minimum value of �10 million. NRSWA accreditation for supervisor. NRSWA accreditation for operative. Section 106 from Thames Water Utilities (where appropriate).

By submitting this application, you are agreeing to the terms and conditions for this type of licence.
Please make your selections
Item Item cost Quantity Amount
Section 50 Road Opening application fee * £780.00 £780.00

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