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South East Drainage

We'll Look After Your Section 50 Application For Your Hove Project!

If you are looking into having work carried out on sewers or drains that run underneath a public highway, you need to have a full Section 50 application. At South East Drainage, we are one of the few Hove and East Sussex companies that will take care of the entire application process for you.

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

Installing new drainage systems or making a sewer connection often requires digging up paths, kerbs and roads 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 is the same paperwork used for electricity, gas and water services.

In addition to 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 for you, including method statements and risk assessments 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 installation and connection services to be comprehensive packages of works. For some Hove and East Sussex 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 quality and safety standards, making good disturbed paths, landscaping and roadways 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 Hove and across East Sussex issue the licence for an administrative fee, and with over two decades of experience in water supply and drainage services, we have close and long-standing relationships with local authorities, water boards and water companies, which ensures everything runs quickly and smoothly.

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 safety and building regulations and standards so that it is approved for mains sewer connection. We take great pride in delivering high quality work for our Hove and East Sussex clients, whether they are rural homeowners and large building contractors, and taking care of all the paperwork means that we are able to deliver the very best all-round customer service experience.

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

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Section 50 licensing for sewer connections in East Sussex, including Hove

We look after all Section 50 applications and necessary paperwork on all kinds of installation and sewer connection projects across Hove and East Sussex, including soakaways, sewage treatment plants and septic tanks. 

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.