Lane rental scheme

Reference documents

The documents below provide further details on the scheme as well as the applicable locations;

The two ZIP downloads above contain GIS files in TAB and ESRI format. The files can be used to upload the spatial representation of lane rental locations into most mapping systems. Please note that this files should only be downloaded via desktop computers.


Lane rental borough maps

Maps of the lane rental locations within each borough have been produced as a visual aid. 

Download individual borough maps in PDF format.

Supplementary guidance

The purpose of the supplementary guidance document below is to provide clarity on certain areas and questions relating to the TLRS that have arisen since the scheme went live in June 2012.

If you wish to apply for a reduction or waiver in relation to this document, please complete the Apply to waive/reduce/exempt charges form below and return it to

Lane Rental Governance Committee (LRGC)

A Lane Rental Governance Committee (LRGC) has been established to manage surplus income generated from the Lane Rental scheme by ensuring that expenditure is in accordance with Department for Transport regulations.

The committee is made up of representatives from utility companies and TfL, and meet quarterly to authorise funding requests for individual projects aimed at reducing disruption and other adverse effects caused by street and roadworks.

More information relating to the committee can be found within the Terms of Reference (PDF 208KB)

Lane rental funding applications, guidance and templates

The documents below are provided to assist applicants through the process of applying for funding.

For any queries in relation to applications for funding please email

Lane rental funding approved applications

This document provides a summary of all lane rental funded projects approved by the Lane Rental Governance Committee:

LRGC industry publications

All projects funded by the Lane Rental Governance Committee are required to provide an industry publication at the close of the project.

This is to advise stakeholders of the outcomes of the project, lessons learnt and recommendations. Below are the publications from all the projects completed to date: