Any scaffolding or hoarding which encroaches or projects over the highway will require a formal scaffolding/hoarding permit.
Please note any scaffolding or hoarding that is erected without a permit is in breach of the Highways Act 1980 and shall be removed immediately.
Salford City Council reserves the right to remove any scaffolding/hoarding found to be placed without a permit and charge all costs associated with both the removal and storage of the offending scaffolding/hoarding prior to returning it to the owner.
Furthermore, you must hold a public liability insurance for a minimum of £5 million as you'll be responsible for any third-party claims that may arise.
Please be advised, permits are issued directly to the scaffolding/hoarding company on site.
Annual registration fee: £200
Please note that payment will need to be paid in advance of any application being approved and proof of remittance provided.
Please ensure you plan your works correctly, giving a minimum of two weeks’ notice to ensure payment can be processed in full.
Please download a copy of the letter:
You will also need to download and complete the following:
All applications must be accompanied with a copy of your Public Liability Insurance (£5 million per any one occurrence).
Please send your completed new customer form, return slip and a copy of your Public Liability Insurance to firstname.lastname@example.org
Registered Scaffolding and Hoarding Operator list:
For help and advice, please email email@example.com and we will respond to your request as quickly as possible.
This page was last updated on 16 February 2023