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Road adoption

View the register of roads maintained by us (PDF) , also known as adopted roads or public highway.

For those without online access at home, the council provides online access at various sites or a copy can be made available at the Civic Centre on Monday to Friday from 9am – 5pm.

You can also request written confirmation with additional details and the plan of an adopted road for a fee.

Road adoption and other highway enquiry fees
Type Charge
Basic query - Up to three questions about a site £26.70
Advanced query - four or more questions about a site £53.40

You can also email us for details on an adopted road, or post it to:

Traffic and Transportation Services
Enfield Council
Civic Centre
Silver Street
Enfield
EN1 3XA

You will be able to pay the fee by card or cheque. We will respond within ten working days of receiving payment.

Section 278 Agreement

A Section 278 Agreement is a legally binding document between the Council and a developer which allows the developer to alter the Public Highway to suit a new development.

The works must be agreed and supervised by the Council. Legal fees as well as Bonds and Supervision Fees also must be paid before works can start.

Section 38 Agreement

A Section 38 Agreement is a legally binding document between the Council and a developer where the developer wishes to have the newly constructed roads adopted by the Council.

The works must be agreed and supervised by the Council. Legal fees as well as Bonds and Supervision Fees also must be paid before works can start.