Highway excavations

To excavate on a public highway you need to get permission from the Highways Maintenance.

Excavation of land, even for minor works, may need planning permission.

Highways & Engineering Service
Henshaw House
Cheapside
Oldham
OL1 1NY
Tel 0161 770 4325
Planning Team
Civic Centre
PO Box 30
West Street
Oldham, OL1 1UQ
Tel 0161 770 4105
Fax 0161 770 3104