Metal detecting on our land requires a site licence. 

Before applying

How to apply

You need to obtain a licence in person by appointment.

Call 01925 443037 to arrange an appointment.


Woolston Depot Office, Hawthorne Avenue, Woolston, WA1 4AL

You will need to bring with you:

  • The licence fee (cash or cheque)
  • Proof of identity. A passport / driving licence is ideal but a recent utility bill is also fine
  • Proof of third party public liability insurance that covers metal detecting activity
  • Your metal detecting organisation membership details (if you are a member)

Fees and charges

The cost of a metal detecting permit is £31 per site.