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NCR Drop Kerb Gloucestershire FAQ

Why do I need a dropped kerb?

If you require vehicle access on to your driveway you need to have a drop kerb. It is an offence to drive a vehicle over a footpath that is owned by Highways without having a designated vehicle crossing.

Do I need planning permission to drop my kerb?

You need to have planning permission if you live on a classified road. The easiest way to find out is to send an email to your local planning permission office with your address and they will respond telling you whether it is needed or not.

How do I know who can drop a kerb legally?

It is actually a criminal offence to allow anybody without the correct training and accreditation qualification to carry out work on a pavement or road. NCR Drop Kerb Ltd are NRSWA accredited and highways approved contractors.

How do I apply to have a dropped kerb?

An application must be made to your local council first. Once granted you also apply for permission from Gloucestershire Highways.

How long does the process take?

From application to completion the approximate time scale is 6 weeks however this can vary depending on application process times and our current work load.

NCR Drop Kerb Gloucester Customer Reviews:

“After several failed attempts in trying to find a company to drop our kerb, we called 5 different companies and only NCR Building and Landscaping turned up to give me a quote. So glad the others never turned up, excellent service and very very friendly, Nigel fulfilled our expectations completely from start to finish in a truely professional and hassle free experience, and with in the timeframe he predicted. The work completed was excellent on all aspects and my neighbours have commented on how good the job looks, Would definitely recommend this company to everyone……. Need a job done, give Nigel a call”. – Shaun M (Freeindex)

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