Carrying out works affecting our railways

If you are carrying out works next to London Underground or DLR:

If you are carrying out works next to London Overground:

If you are carrying out works next to Trams:

Carrying out works affecting our highways

We issue highway licences on red routes for items such as scaffolds and skips. You may have to pay and the processing time may be at least six weeks. Local authorities can license other items like cafe seating, but only if we agree.

For lane rental on the Transport for London Road Network (TLRN):

For lane rental funding:

For a licence under Section 50 of the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991:

For questions about restrictions on road and street works:

For street works by utility companies that restrict movement on a red route:

For street works affecting streets registered as Street of Engineering Difficulty or Street of Interest:

Reporting faults

You can report a problem with a roadworks site so we take action or tell the local Highway Authority.

You can report general street faults including problems with traffic lights.

Planning Applications

When planning works that could affect TfL you may need to contact us.

For pre-application services, planning applications, planning policy, urban design and growth areas:

For Section 278 agreements for highway works on the Transport for London Road Network (TLRN):

Planning applications for works adjacent to TfL property or assets

Planning applications for works that may affect London Underground or DLR rail assets or operations

Planning applications for works that may affect London Overground:

Planning applications for works that may affect Trams:

Ownership enquiries

Conveyancing searches find out if a property might be affected by existing or proposed rail and highway transport schemes. We can advise you on land ownership for sites affected by the Elizabeth Line (Crossrail), TfL Rail, and other rail:

Enquiries about locations of buried TfL assets

Construction logistics plans

Construction Logistics Plans (CLPs) are expected as a chapter in Healthy Streets Transport Assessments. For questions about CLPs:

Healthy streets check for designers

For questions about a Healthy Streets check for designers or to submit one for us to review and approve

Heritage advice

For advice about heritage assets we're responsible for:

Safety audits

For guidance on how to carry out a safety audit and appropriate safety auditors:

Strategic modelling

For London's strategic transport models:

WebCAT

For the WebCAT connectivity assessment toolkit which includes public transport access levels (PTAL) and journey time mapping: