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Streets & Roads

The trunk road network in Charnwood comprises the M1, A6 and A46. The Highways Agency provides day to day management of these routes. A similar service for other local roads and pathways is provided by Leicestershire County Council who deliver front-line highways services under the name of Leicestershire Highways.

Reporting Problems with Roads and Pavements

Visit the County Council website using the links below where you will find contact details and on-line forms for reporting problems with roads, such as potholes, road spillages etc, and issues with pavements within the county of Leicestershire.

Pavement Obstructions

Location of Roadworks 

See 'Find my Nearest' at the bottom of this page but please note that this site is at a pilot stage and not all roadworks are included. Utility companies are required to provide notices of roadworks to the local highway authority before work commences. Local highway authorities are working towards including their own planned roadworks but currently these are not all included.

Street Cleaning

For information about routine street cleaning in Charnwood visit our webpage Street Cleaning & Litter.

Street Lighting

Leicestershire County Council is responsible for street lighting:

Street Name Plates

Road Safety

Charnwood Road Safety Committee (incorporating Home Safety) consists of a group made up of representatives of Charnwood Parish Councils, Borough Councillors and the police. Its remit is to investigate road safety concerns in the Borough and, if necessary, liaise with the Highway Authority to bring about improvements.

The committee meets four times a year at Southfields, Loughborough. If members of the public have particular highway safety concerns, they are welcome to write to Charnwood Borough Council, Southfields, Southfield Road, Loughborough, Leics.

Last updated: Mon 2nd September, 2013 @ 15:06

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