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Metal Detecting

Kettering Borough Council permits the use of metal detecting equipment on two of its own sites within the Borough of Kettering:

  • Ise Valley Parklands
  • Columbus Crescent

Please email DLGroundsMaintenance.kbc@kettering.gov.uk for an application pack then print and fill in a licence form. The licence will be valid once it has been filled in and the hard copy returned to Customer Services at North Northamptonshire Council - Kettering area.

Please ensure you read all the guidance relating to finds.  Permit holders must abide by the Code of Practice for Responsible Metal Detecting.