|The Highways Agency is responsible for the construction and maintenance of
motorways and major trunk roads in England. This is the strategic network of
roads used to move people and freight around the country.
|Local Authorities are responsible for the construction and maintenance of all other urban and rural roads in England, not otherwise falling within Highways Agency scope.|
> Area 1
Cornwall, Devon, Dorset
> Area 2
Bath and North East Somerset, Bristol, Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, North
Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Somerset, Swindon and Wiltshire
> Area 3
Oxford in the north of the area, Guildford, London, Reading and Swindon in the
centre and Bournemouth, Southampton and Portsmouth in the south
> Area 4
Kent, Sussex and small parts of Surrey and Hampshire
> Area 5
M25 and the A282 Dartford — Thurrock River Crossing, the trunk roads between
the M25 and the Greater London Authority (GLA) boundary and the motorway
routes into London (excluding the M40). Area 5 is located in Berkshire,
Buckinghamshire, Essex, Hertford-shire, Kent and Surrey
> Area 6
Cambridgeshire, Peterborough, Essex, Suffolk and Norfolk.
> Area 7
Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Lincolnshire,
Rutland, part of Warwickshire and part of Oxfordshire
> Area 8
Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Milton Keynes.
> Area 9
Herefordshire, Shropshire, Shrewsbury and Telford. The Staffordshire region, between the borders of Cheshire and Derbyshire is included, Birmingham,
Warwickshire and Worcestershire
> Area 10
Cheshire, Greater Manchester, Lancashire (south of Preston) and Merseyside
> Area 12
Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire.
> Area 13
Cumbria and Lancashire (north of Preston).
> Area 14
Northumberland, Tyne & Wear, Tees Valley, Durham and North Yorkshire