Permits and licences

10. Cranes, containers and mobile elevating work platforms

If you need to place a crane, container or mobile elevating work platform (MEWP) on a highway or footway, you'll need our permission.

Permission can be obtained from us on completion of an application form with an attached plan.

Email streetworks.coord@stockport.gov.uk to request am application form.

Charges for Crane/MEWPS are £139 for up to 7 days, and £50 for each subsequent 7 days.

Charges for Containers are £138 for the first 7 days, followed by £50 for each subsequent 7 days.

Public Liability Insurance cover must be at least £5,000,000 to be accepted.