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Maintenance and roadworks

Winter maintenance

Winter Service Plan, salting routes, town centre footways treated in the event of prolonged snow, government advice for winter weather


Up-to-date national roadworks information

Road resurfacing

We carry out a programme of resurfacing each summer during the school holidays (July to September).

Road problems

You can report a problem with a road (including bridges, potholes, blocked drains, abandoned vehicles and street lighting, amongst other things) online.

Dropped kerbs

You need to have our permission to drop a kerb to your property. We charge an application fee of £75. Further details on requirements are included in the pdf icon vehicle crossing/dropped kerb application form [179kb] and pdf icon Vehicle Crossing Policy [160kb]

Access Protection Markings

Disabled parking boxes

Carrying out roadworks

If you want to conduct roadworks, you will need to apply for permission from us.


pdf icon guidance notes for activities on the public highway. [334kb] 

The different types of application are:

pdf icon Section 171 - excavation in the carriageway [105kb]

Scaffolding and hoarding

word icon Temporary traffic regulation order/notice [254kb]

word icon Crane/mobile lifting platform permit [253kb]

word icon Section 50 licence [259kb] - this is intended for the installation, removal, maintenance or adjustment of private apparatus under the Highway (you should also download the pdf icon Section 50 Licence guidance document [104kb], and the word icon Section 50 Licence registration of works form. [276kb])  

word icon Portable Traffic Signals [634kb] - if you are representing a utility company (statutory undertaker), then you must apply through the South East Highway Authorities and Utilities Committee.


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