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Vehicle access crossing (dropped kerb)

A dropped kerb or a vehicle access crossing allows vehicles to safely cross the pavement and enter a driveway from the road.


Please ensure that all requirements have been read and fully understood. If you submit an application knowing that certain requirements cannot be met your application will be refused and the administration charge is not refundable.

Application form

When submitting your application form please ensure that you have the following information or your application will be declined.

  • Fully completed application form
  • A plan of the proposed dropped kerb, with dimensions
  • Copy of planning approval if the property is on an A, B or C road.

How to apply

Apply online

Pdf.  Schedule of Network Management Charges 2018/19 (53 KB) 

Pdf.  Vehicle Access Crossing information pack (582 KB)

Parking over a dropped kerb

Section 243 of The Highway code.

Do not stop or park:

  • Where the kerb has been lowered to help wheelchair users and powered mobility scooters.
  • In front of an entrance to a property.
  • Anywhere you would prevent access for emergency services.

You can also apply for a white line (Access Protection Marking) to be placed outside of your property.

Further information and guidance

Please contact the Network Control Hub for advice on 0300 111 8000.

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