Road adoption

About council maintainable routes, public highways, private roads, roundabout sponsorship and how to make a road adoption query.

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Make a road adoption query

Road adoption means the council taking responsibility for a road which was private. Find out how to make a road adoption query to Suffolk County Council online.

Streets maintainable by Suffolk County Council

The List of Streets is a directory of all highways maintainable at public expense by Suffolk County Council.

Council maintainable routes, public highways and private roads

Most highways are maintainable at public expense by us. Private roads which have not been adopted are privately maintained.

Roundabout sponsorship

Details of how you can sponsor a roundabout and advertise your company.

Changes to the extent of highway

Information and application guidance for removing the highway rights from a section of highway.