What is an adopted road?
An adopted road is a road which is maintained at public expense by a council. By adopting a road we take ownership of the road and its maintenance.
How to find out if a road is adopted
You can find out by using our Adopted roads gazetteer. The gazetteer contains information on all the roads which are maintained by our highways teams.
Find out if a road is adopted
You can also make a formal request about a road or footpath's adoption status.