Roads and Pavements

The Council takes its responsibility for its public realm very seriously. Our standards of highways maintenance are amongst the highest in the country as is our street lighting, and we are strict about licensing works on the highway.

Looking after our roads and pavements

Maintainance of roads and pavements in the borough

Live travel and traffic updates

Information on live travel and traffic updates to help you plan your journey.


Information on road and street works taking place in the borough including company contact details if you have any queries regarding works.

Temporary structures

Information about how to apply for a licence for a temporary structure licence or to store materials or plant including the costs and conditions.

Abandoned vehicles

Penalties for abandoning a vehicle on the public highway

Street lighting

Information street lighting design in the borough

Highway status enquiries

Information about full land charge searches, CON29 enquiries and highway status enquiries.

Advice for scaffolders

Advice for scaffolders working in Kensington and Chelsea

Section 58 restrictions

Information about section 58 which is a legal notice served on all statutory undertakers who dig up roads and carry out work in the borough.

Highways enforcement

Information on highways enforcement including highways obstructions (not parking) and offences relating to temporary structures.

Managing construction traffic

Information about submitting a construction traffic management plan (CTMP) for parking availability and road safety.

List of streets

A list of streets in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.

Dropped kerbs

Dropped kerbs help wheelchair and mobility scooter users.