Provide Highway advice on planning
applications & pre-planning enquiries.
Where a residential development of 100
dwellings or more is proposed, a full Transport Assessment (TA)
will be required. Click here to view the TA Scoping Check
For developments of 50 dwellings or more, a Transport Statement
will be expected.
In all cases, a Travel Plan or Travel Plan Framework should
accompany the Transport Reports.
Negotiate & agree new road proposals for
adoption as part of the section 38 of the Highways Act 1980.
Negotiate, agree & manage highway
improvement works required by new development, as part of planning
section 278 of the Highways Act 1980
In order to find the full extent of the
adopted highway contact Terry Rogerson
Extraordinary Maintenance Due to Development
Highway maintenance agreements required as
part of planning process. (Section 59 of Highways Act 1980)
Vehicular crossing/ Vehicular access
Arrange the processing & supervision of
vehicular crossing/ dropped kerbs as part of section 184 of
Highways Act 1980.
In order to find out information regarding a
disabled crossing e.g. mobility scooters - please contact Richard McKenzie
Stopping up or Extinguishment of Highway
Section 116 of Highways Act 1980.
HGV Operators Licenses
Comment on operators licenses for Heavy Goods
How to apply to install a dropped kerb/ Vehicular Crossing
To apply to install a vehicular crossing on an
unclassified (U road), a letter of intent should be sent to
Development Management. Also include a site plan showing
current site & how site will look once proposed works have been
completed. Please include dimensions.
A supervision fee will be charged based on the
individual access. No fees are charged unless works are undertaken
Blyth Valley & Wansbeck District Enquiries
For queries regarding installation of a
vehicular access/ dropped kerb in the former Blyth Valley &
Wansbeck Districts please contact Steve Bucknall,
area maintenance Manager for the South East area.