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Streets and roads

Information on who maintains the streets and roads in Swale and other issues.

Responsibility for the highways within the Borough is split between the Department of Transport and Kent County Council. The Department of Transport is responsible for the M2 motorway, A249 and A2 (east of Brenley Corner) trunk roads. Kent County Council is the Highway Authority for all other roads.

Kent Highway Services deals with the maintenance and improvements to roads and footways within the Borough.

For information on the planned roadworks for the Sittingbourne Regeneration scheme commencing Monday 24 July 2017, please visit the Spirit of Sittingbourne website. For maps of the planned Sittingbourne roadworks from August 2017 onwards, please visit the Spirit of Sittingbourne planned roadworks page. Alternatively, for more general information on road closures and roadworks visit Kent Highways website. For general information about the Spirit of Sittingbourne regeneration scheme, please visit the Spirit of Sittingbourne homepage.

Road maintenance

Kent County Council are responsible for maintaining the roads in Swale.

Road closures

Find out about road closures on the Kent County Council website.

Street lighting and traffic signals

Information on Street lighting and traffic signals

Bus shelters

We are responsible for maintaining the bus shelters in Swale.

Dropped kerbs

Kent County Council are responsible for managing vehicle crossings and dropped kerbs.

Salting Roads in Winter

Kent County Council are responsible for gritting the roads in freezing weather.
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