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South East Drainage

Accurate and Professional Section 50 Applications in Canterbury

If are considering having work undertaken on drains or sewers that run under a public highway, you need to have a full Section 50 application. At South East Drainage, we are one of the few Kent and Canterbury companies that will take care of the entire application process for you.

Before any connection or drainage installation work can be undertaken, a full Section 50 licence is required to install sewage pipes or operate equipment under the public highway. 

Making a sewer connection or installing new drainage systems often requires digging up roads, kerbs and paths to access the mains system, and of course, the sewage pipes will stay in place forever under an indefinite Section 50 licence. In fact, it's the same paperwork used for water, gas and electricity services.

Alongside this, a Section 106 licence is also required, a more specialist piece of paperwork for making connections to mains sewers. Just like the Section 50 applications, we look after all the paperwork, including risk assessments and method statements for the complete project. 

So call us today on 01634 311799 to discuss your drainage connection plans with one of our experienced and friendly team. 

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We designed our drain connections and installations services to be comprehensive packages of works. For some Canterbury drainage companies that just means simply digging a hole, doing the job and then just filling it back in again. At South East Drainage, we believe in delivering to the highest possible safety and quality standards, making good disturbed paths, roadways and landscaping at the end of the project, but also taking care of everything at the front end of the process, including the Section 50 applications. 

Local councils in Canterbury and across Kent issue the licence for an administrative fee, and with over 20 years of experience in drainage services and water supply, we have long-standing and close relationships with local authorities, water companies and water boards, which ensures everything runs smoothly and quickly.

As an additional service extra, we also specialise in taking care of all on-site inspections and liaison with these organisations, ensuring that every part of the installation meets building and safety standards and regulations so that it is approved for mains sewer connection. We pride ourselves on delivering high quality work for Canterbury clients, whether they are large building contractors or rural homeowners, and taking care of all the paperwork means that we are able to deliver the very best all-round customer service experience.

Our team and company are fully qualified and certified to undertake works around and on the public highway, with NRSWA certification as standard across all engineers. We are also Rated People, SafeContractor and CITB accredited.

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Section 50 licensing for sewer connections in Kent, including Canterbury

We take care of the necessary paperwork and Section 50 applications on all kinds of sewer connections and installations projects across Canterbury and Kent, including septic tanks, treatment plants and soakaways. 

To get the complete job from a single supplier finished to the highest quality standards, contact us today at South East Drainage for all sewer connections and sewage treatment installations.