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Road signs policy

2. Neighbourhood Watch signs

The Neighbourhood Watch scheme was set up by Thames Valley Police (TVP), the forms are on their Website .

We approve the signs, if the following are met:

  • The sign used must be approved by TVP
  • The number of signs should be kept to a minimum
  • The signs should be between 2.1 and 3.6 m above ground level. 
  • Upkeep of the signs is the responsibility of the Neighbourhood Watch group
  • All signs must have third party liability insurance (contact TVP for information)

Signs may be put up:

  • On electricity/telegraphs poles, with written permission of the owner
  • On posts supporting village nameplates (height conditions do not apply)
  • On private land where the signs can be put on posts, walls and fencing with the owner’s permission

Signs must not be erected:

  • On any traffic sign
  • On traffic signal pole/post.

We will remove signs and charge for person responsible for the costs of removal, if the process is not followed. 

Next step

Send to the Planning Department at the District council.

  • A copy of the letter from us
  • A copy of the application form

If we or TVP refuse or the scheme stops, the signs must be taken down within 14 days.



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Last updated: 18 December 2018

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