‘Huge disparities’ in regional pothole repair budgets highlighted by councils


UK councils are calling for greater government support, after a new study shows London hugely benefits from disproportionate road repair funding.
Pothole UK residential road

Councils spent £2bn on road repairs in two years


UK councils have spent nearly £2bn on road repairs since 2017 — and a further £4.2m compensating residents for pot hole damage to their vehicles.
Pothole damage doubles in a decade, according to RAC

Government to clamp down on bodged roadworks


Road repairers could be held more accountable for shoddy road repairs under plans put forward by the Department for Transport (DfT).
UK Government commits £23m to pothole prevention

UK Government commits £23m to pothole prevention


The Department for Transport will invest £23m in research and trial initiatives at aim to prevent potholes from forming in UK roads.
Red alert: pothole plague means 25,000 miles of road rated dangerous

Potholes mean 25,000 miles of road rated dangerous


Nearly 25,000 miles of Britain’s roads have been issued with a red alert, meaning they will become dangerous by the end of the year if repairs ar
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Meet Britain's road maintenance volunteers


A cash-strapped council is leaving verges uncut, minor potholes unfilled and litter uncleared, relying on an army of local volunteers to step into...
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News: Pothole miracle machine offers a quick fix for...


Gone in nearly 60 seconds: meet the new pothole patching robo-lorry
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News: Britain's broken roads tumble down global league...


Evidence suggests Britain’s roads have deteriorated to the point where they are comparable to those in Namibia