Apply to carry out street works

If you are a utility company wishing to carry out works on public roads and pavements in Wirral, please call 0151 606 2004 or email
If you are an individual or private company you must:

1. Read the general conditions and complete the relevant application form:

2. Email the completed form to:

3. Pay the appropriate fee.

If required you can apply for temporary traffic lights or request a road closure.

Applications will normally be processed within 15 working days.

You must not commence any works or excavations, however small or minor, until you’ve received formal consent from the council.


  • minor works - £424
  • standard works - £908
  • major works - £1,332

Vehicle crossings with dropped kerbs

If you are a contractor building a vehicle crossing with a dropped kerb, it is a legal requirement for Wirral Council to supervise such works. A fee is payable for this service. You must not start any work before applying for a permit from the council.

Find out how to get permission to build a vehicle crossing