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Transport and roads

Roadwatch

Information about current and planned roadworks in Swansea. These include work by the council and utility companies.

Bus information

Swansea bus station opening times and timetables.

Cycling

Get on your bike with great cycling routes in Swansea, part of the National Cycle Network (routes 4 and 43) and the Celtic Trail West.

Report a problem with roads and pavements

Let us know of any problems on roads or pavements so that we can repair them.

Road and footpath maintenance

We carry out regular inspections on our adopted roads, footpaths and cycle routes. Weed spraying is one of the tasks we carry out.

Dropped kerbs

Dropped kerbs, or vehicle crossovers are the lowered kerb stones that allow vehicles to legally access driveways and other access roads to homes.

Highway applications and permits

Apply for street and highway permits, including skips, hoardings, oversails and pavement cafes.

Electric vehicles

Information for residents and visitors who use electric vehicles.

Adopted roads and highways

An adopted highway is a road, footpath or bridleway that is maintained at public expense. Swansea Council carries out maintenance of these highways in Swansea.

Abandoned vehicles

A vehicle may be treated as abandoned if it has been left in an area for a period of time or has no registered keeper. It may not be taxed and may also be in a dangerous condition.

Street lighting

Street lighting helps roads and footways to be used safely. We are responsible for maintaining 30,000 street lights and 5,000 illuminated traffic signs.

Traffic Regulation Orders

Current statutory notices relating to various proposals and orders made by Swansea Council.

Road safety

We work with schools and communities to deliver an extensive programme of road safety education, training and awareness to help reduce road casualties.

Wheels 2 Work scooter loan scheme

Are you struggling to find transport to travel to work or training, or unable to accept a job opportunity because you can't get there?

Gullies

Who to contact if road drains become blocked and start flooding.

Winter roads and gritting

To help improve driving conditions we grit the main roads when the road surface temperature is expected to fall below zero degrees and the road is damp.

Bridges and highway structures

Bridges and highway structures information, including how to report damage.

Abnormal loads

Large or heavy loads which need to be transported are known as abnormal loads. If you are planning to take an abnormal load along the highway you need to tell us beforehand.

Community transport

Community transport provides journey opportunities for people who are unable to use conventional public transport or who live in an area not frequently served by public transport or those with a disability.

Frequently asked questions about council vehicles

Find out answers to the most common questions we get asked about council vehicles.

Frequently asked questions about speed cameras

Find out answers to the most common questions we get asked about speed cameras.

Frequently asked questions about traffic lights / road signs

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

Active travel

Active travel is a term for using alternative modes of transport instead of the car like cycling or walking. Active travel routes are intended to benefit people of all ages when using non-motorised methods (walking or cycling) to get about.

Transport and highways plans and policies

Strategies, plans and policies for transport and highways.
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