London Borough of Croydon

Our responsibilities for Croydon's roads and pavements include:

  • highway maintenance
  • drainage maintenance
  • gully cleansing
  • winter gritting
  • filling salt bins
  • repairing faulty street furniture
  • making potential hazards safe in an emergency
  • clearing up after road traffic accidents
  • road and pavement markings
  • street lighting and illuminated signs
  • registration, co-ordination and inspection of road works.

Please note this does not include roads classified as red routes, they are mostly managed by Transport for London (TfL).

The only responsibilities we have for red routes are:

  • cleansing
  • entrance crossings (planning permission only)
  • street trading licences.

TfL's responsibilities for red routes are:

  • highway maintenance
  • street lighting
  • scaffold licences
  • street furniture
  • skip licences
  • road traffic accidents and call outs
  • gully cleansing
  • traffic signals
  • hoardings

TfL is responsible for the following red routes in Croydon:

Godstone Road, Purley
Godstone Road, Kenley

Banstead Road
Brighton Road, Coulsdon
Brighton Road, Purley (Purley Cross to Brighton Road, Coulsdon)
Foxley Lane (10 Foxley Lane to Purley Way)
London Road, Norbury
London Road, Thornton Heath
Purley Way
Thornton Road
Russell Hill Road

Addiscombe Road (Chepstow Road to Shirley Road)
Barclay Road
Chepstow Road
Croydon flyover
Croydon Road
Duppas Hill Road
Epsom Road (Duppas Hill Road to Purley Way)
Fairfield Road
Park Lane roundabout
Shirley Road (Addiscombe Road to Wickham Road)
Stafford Road (Purley Way to Duppas Hill Road)
Wickham Road


Highways maintenance

020 8255 2816
020 8763 1649
Address Line:

Floor 6, Zone C

Bernard Weatherill House

8 Mint Walk,

Croydon CR0 1EA