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The adopted highway refers to any road/footway that is maintained at public expense by Blackpool Council.

These will be maintained at the set standards and receive regular maintenance and safety inspections.

Responsibility for a street

To find out the maintenance responsibility of your street please visit the National Street Gazetteer list.

Adoption process

For a road to be adopted as part of the highway network:

  • An existing private road is brought up to the local authorities standards and has been accepted under a section 38 agreement
  • A new road has been constructed by a developer to the standards required for the highway to be adopted