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The City of London own and maintain five bridges

  • Blackfriars Bridge
  • London Bridge
  • Millennium Bridge
  • Southwark Bridge
  • Tower Bridge

If you have an enquiry or want to report a defect to our District Surveyors Office, please email our engineering team or call our Contact Centre on 020 7606 3030.

Abnormal loads

You need approval for moving an abnormal load through the City of London. Your proposal must include your intended route and should be submitted by emailing our engineering team, Please allow at least three working days to process. Please allow at least three working days to process.

Technical approval for highway structures

We have a duty to ensure that any structure, new, existing or temporary, that spans across the highway is fit for purpose.

If you are looking to undertake works that could affect the support of the highway, such as basement digging, you will need a technical approval.

Download our guidance notes and application form (255KB)