Section 58 restrictions

Section 58 notices

A Section 58 is a legal notice which is served on all the statutory undertakers who carry out work in the borough. This includes companies such as:

  • Thames Water
  • British Telecom
  • Virgin Media
  • EDF Energy
  • National Grid

The Section 58 prevents statutory undertakers from digging up the road for a period of between three to five years after the road has been resurfaced or reconstructed, unless the work is an emergency or needed to provide a new customer service.

Current Section 58 restrictions

Exhibition Road Streetscape Project Section 58 Notification [PDF] (file size 194Kb)

View previous restriction notifications

Last updated: 29 November 2019