London Borough of Croydon

Roads and pavements services & information

  • Roads

    Find out about scheduled road and pathway closures, road maintenance, our road user forum and much more.

  • Pavements

    How to apply for a dropped kerb, and information about obstructed pavements and pavement maintenance.

  • Street lighting

    We are responsible for the design, installation and maintenance of street lights and the maintenance of traffic signs, illuminated bollards and beacons in the borough.

  • Highway management

    We are responsible for the managing and maintaining of the highway assets falling within the 725km of public road network.

  • Report potholes and road damage

    Here you can report potholes, road and pavement damage. Including problems with: loose or raised kerbs, drainage, spillages, obstructions, or street lighting. 

  • Road and pavement responsibilities

    Responsibility for Croydon's roads and pavements are shared between Croydon Council and Transport for London (TfL).

  • Roundabout sponsorship

    Our roundabout sponsorship scheme is managed on our behalf by Marketing Force.

  • Highway gazetteer

    The highway gazetteer contains a list of adopted and unadopted streets in the borough.

  • Public rights of way register

    List of outstanding claims made by members of the public.

  • Definitive map and statement 2015

    The definitive map and statement is conclusive proof of the existence and status of a right of way at the relevant date.  (4 November 2015)

  • Highways Development – S278/38 Agreements

    Highways works, required on the public highway as a result of development works are subject to a S278 Agreement. As the highway authority, we give authorisation for any work on the highway. Works cannot begin until the Section 278 agreement is completed

  • Public rights of way

    Find out what we are responsible for and whether a footpath is a public right of way.

  • Selling vehicles on the highway

    About the rules and regulations that apply to selling vehicles on the highway.

  • Stopping up and diversion of highways

    We may authorise the stopping up or diversion of any highway in the borough for approved development works.

  • What can I do to reduce vehicle pollution?

    Trams, trains, buses, bikes, car share and walking - active, enjoyable and green ways of travelling.

  • Street works licence

    You will need to apply for a licence under Section 50 of the New Roads and Street Works Act if you wish to excavate the public highway to install or maintain apparatus (such as cables, ducts and pipes) and are unable to act under a statutory undertaker's licence.

  • Advertising local events in Croydon

    Information for people wishing to put up posters or banners in Croydon to advertise their event