Road Closures (13th Feb)

Travel and Roads

Roadside Verge Nature Reserves

This project is coordinated by Ecology Services, the Highways Service and Worcestershire Wildlife Consultancy in order to identify, protect and manage verges of significant conservation interest. Read more

Protected Sections of the Highway

The Council is allowed to protect sections of the highway from certain works, following substantial road works (e.g. resurfacing or reconstruction). Read more

Gating Orders

Gating Orders may be introduced to reduce crime or anti-social behaviour by restricting access to highways. Read more

Installing a Dropped Kerb

A vehicular access, sometimes known as a dropped kerb, is constructed where you want to allow cars access to your property. Read more

West and Shires Permit (WaSP) Scheme

Worcestershire County Council are implementing the West and Shires Permit (WaSP) Scheme on Monday March 21st 2016. The WaSP scheme requires an activity promoter to apply for a permit in order to ‘book’ time on the highway. Read more

Street Lighting Energy Saving Initiative

Details of the council's Energy Saving Initiative which is reducing both spending and CO2 emissions by carrying out a part-night switch off of two out of three street lights in certain residential areas. Read more

Passenger Transport ID Badges

Details on Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks for all staff working on Worcestershire County Council transport contracts involving Regulated Activities.

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Searches and Adopted Roads

Should you require highways information relating to a particular property or piece of land, we operate a personal search service. The list of adopted roads is available for inspection free of charge. Read more

Strategies, Plans and Bids

Details of the Local Transport Plan, Local Sustainable Transport Fund Bid and information on other transport projects within Worcestershire. Read more

Transport Guidance for Developers

Information and links to guidance that is specifically aimed at developers planning to build in Worcestershire. Read more

Accident Studies

Each year in Worcestershire there are around 1,500 personal injury road traffic accidents. These accidents result in some 2,000 casualties. Read more

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