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Apply for a permanent road closure


Details for permanently closing part of a public road, also known as 'stopping up'.

You will need to contact the correct people depending on which law the closure comes under:

ActSection of ActContact
Town and Country Planning Act 1990Section 247Gov.uk: National transport casework team
Town and Country Planning Act 1990Section 257contact us (the closure can only be processed if it is for an approved planning application or a government department)
Highways Act 1980Section 116contact us (we will have to apply for a Magistrate's Court Order and the road can only be closed if it is deemed no longer necessary for public use)

 

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