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 streetworks

Temporary structures

Licences for highway excavation, skips and other temporary structures

Abandoned vehicles

Penalties for abandoning a vehicle on the public highway

Street lighting

Information street lighting design in the borough

Highway status enquiries

Highway status enquiries

Advice for scaffolders

Advice for scaffolders working in Kensington and Chelsea

Section 58 restrictions

A Section 58 is a legal notice which is served on all the statutory undertakers who carry out work in the borough - companies such as Thames Water, British Telecom, Virgin Media, EDF Energy and National Grid. Find our…

Highways enforcement

Highways enforcement

Managing construction traffic

Managing construction traffic

List of streets

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