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Vehicles crossing footways 

It is an offence under Section 184 of the Highways Act 1980 to drive a vehicle across the footway to gain access to a property if a properly constructed vehicle crossing is not in place.

Applications for a vehicle crossing should be made to London Borough of Barking and Dagenham, Highway maintenance section at the address shown.

Criteria to be met before permission for a vehicle crossing is given will be sent to the resident along with an application form.

On receipt of the completed application form an engineer will visit and estimate the cost of construction of the crossing.

The estimate is sent to the resident and, on receipt of payment, the crossing will be added to the construction programme.

Highways and Environmental Design

Service Manager

Frizlands Administration Depot

Frizlands Lane


RM10 7HX


Phone: 020 8215 3005

Email: 3000direct@lbbd.gov.uk