Estate Road Specification

Roads in residential or industrial developments must meet requirements for materials and workmanship in order to be adopted by Suffolk County Council.

Download the Estate Road Specification (PDF, 271KB)

The Estate Road Specification applies to any works in, under or over a highway or proposed way; specifying the:

  • standards of materials and workmanship to be used
  • way works should be carried out
  • tolerances that must be met in construction

Roads that meet the estate road specifications and the requirements of the Suffolk Design Guide should be eligible for adoption by the us maintained at public expense. 

Standard drawings

Contact us

Email highways.developmentcontrol@suffolk.gov.uk with any questions about the Estate Road Specification.