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Frequently asked questions about traffic lights / road signs

Find out answers to the most common questions we get asked about traffic lights / road signs.

How many traffic light systems are currently owned and operated by Swansea Council?

We currently operate 130 traffic signal junctions and 180 pedestrian crossings, including those operated and maintained on behalf of Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council.

How much has it cost per annum to maintain and repair the permanent traffic lights?

Traffic lights
 2021/222020/212019/202018/192017/18
Traffic lights operation (electricity and communications)£156,176£148,000£164,800£153,000£127,000
Traffic lights maintenance£152,245£125,700£146,500£138,600£112,600

Operation and maintenance costs also include, vehicle activated signs (81 sites), access control systems (8 sites) and expenditure providing maintenance services to Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council.
This does not include staff costs.

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