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Mail :
Plymouth Transport and Highways
Plymouth City Council
Plymouth PL1 2AA
Phone :
01752 668000 (24 hrs)
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We're currently experiencing problems with our online reporting system. If you need to report an urgent highways issue please call 01752 668000. We apologise for any inconvenience.


Commercial vehicle access

For commercial vehicles to gain entry or exit to commercial properties.


Did you know we're responsible for approximately 210 bridges within Plymouth?

Domestic vehicle crossings

If you want to drive across the footway or highway verge to gain access to your property to park your vehicle we can create a vehicle crossing for you

Dropped kerbs

We can drop kerbs to enable access and manage the building works for you

Events on the highway

If you would like to hold an event on the highway then you will need to gain permission from us to use the road space

Flooding on the highway

Highway flooding and how to report it

Highways asset management planning

The Council’s highway asset management policy and strategy

Highways permits

Permits to put a skip, scaffolding, access plant, refreshment facilities or other objects on, in or over the public highway

Highways register

Highways maintained at public expense and also includes a street directory

Highways safety defects

Highway safety defect definitions

Obstructed pavements

Let us know if a pavement is blocked and, if the obstruction is illegal, we'll remove it


How to report a pothole

Road repairs

Scheduled road resurfacing programme information.


Scheduled and emergency roadworks are coordinated by us and we try to ensure minimal disruption. Includes a map showing roadworks.

Street licence applications

You need to apply for a licence before starting any work on the highway

Street directory

Directory listing of all streets within Plymouth

Street lighting

There are over 35,000 street lights in the city - let us know if one isn't working

Street naming and numbering

Information about house names, re-numbering, street names and post codes

Street trading

If you sell items from the street you will need a licence otherwise you are breaking the law

Tourism signage

Apply for a tourism direction sign

Traffic regulations

View information about road markings, temporary orders and traffic regulation orders

Traffic sensitive streets

Streets on which any work will create unacceptable delays and disruption to highway users at specified times

Traffic signals

Report a faulty traffic light and we'll fix it as quickly as possible

Weight limits

Please choose your route carefully as weight restrictions are imposed for structural and environmental reasons

Winter service

Salting of roads, salt bin locations and winter driving advice