At RDB Landscapes & Groundworks, We are committed to providing high-quality products and services to our customers throughout the county. Our goal is to continuously deliver high-quality products that meet or exceed the expectations of our customers.

We are proud to be an approved contractor for both Essex County Council & Thurrock Council meaning we have all of the relevant qualifications and insurances to work on the public highway. 

The requirement for a contractor is to have £10 million public liability insurance and to have a Streetworks qualification This qualification shows that we have achieved the relevant units of competence for the work being carried out and that that certificate is registered in an approved register. 

To obtain a certificate of competence, you must hold certification for the following areas:

  • location and avoidance of underground apparatus

  • monitoring signing, lighting and guarding

  • excavating in the highway

  • reinstating and compaction of various types of road construction materials

As well as the certificate of competence, you must also show that you have practical competence in the following areas:

  • excavation in the highway

  • excavation, backfilling and reinstatement of construction layers with a cold-lay bituminous surface

  • reinstatement of construction layers in hot-lay and cold-lay bituminous materials

  • reinstatement of concrete slabs

  • reinstatement of modular surfaces and concrete footways.

Are you looking to apply for a new or extension of drop kerb?

Click on one of the boxes below depending your postcode area. A new window will open and you will be redirected to the application of the drop kerb. If you already have the permission, contact us and we will be able to arrange a free, no obligation quotation. We also offer a service that we apply for you. So we do all the work from applying to carrying out the work so that you leave it in our safe hands. We charge £15 for the application process.

We apply to Essex County Council for £20+VAT
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