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Street nameplates

Cambridge StWhen naming new streets certain guidelines must be followed and care must be taken to avoid duplication or the linking of names already in use.

Where large scale developments have taken place it has been the practice to adopt a particular theme when deciding on street names and there are several examples throughout the district.


More information on street nameplates

All the public service utilities must be informed of all new streets and numbering of premises together with county council departments and our own internal sections.

The following documents are provided for the guidance of developers when siting and installing street nameplates.

Guidance Notes (PDF Document, 0.1 Mb)

SNP Detail Drawing (PDF Document, 0.1 Mb)


Report damage to a street nameplate

It is important to maintain street nameplates and report any damage to the council. You can report damage to a street name plate by contacting the council using the details below:

Alternatively you can report an issue using our online form:

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