Garden Waste Service | Fri 19 Jan

Our Garden Waste Service has been suspended today. Collections will now take place tomorrow (Sat 20 Jan). We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Policy and Procedures for Street Naming and Numbering

Street Naming - Good practice when selecting a street suffix

Avenue Yes but only for a residential road
Close Yes but only for a cul-de-sac (fully enclosed by houses and where there is no possibility of the road being extended).
Crescent Yes but only for a crescent shaped road
Cross* No not acceptable
Dene Yes but only for a residential road
Drive Yes but only for a residential road
End* No not acceptable
Gardens Yes but only for a residential road (provided that there is no confusion with a local open space)
Grove Yes but only for a residential road
Hill Yes but only for a hillside road
Lane Yes but only for a residential road
Mead Yes but only for a residential road
Meadow* No not acceptable
Path Yes but only for a pedestrian way
Park* No not acceptable
Rise Yes but only for a residential road
Road Yes for a road (including a major road)
Side* No not acceptable
Street Yes for a road (including a major road)
Square Yes but only for a square
Terrace Yes but only for a terrace of houses (provided that it is not a subsidiary name)
Vale Yes but only for a residential road
View* No not acceptable
Walk* Yes for a road (including a major road or for a pedestrian way
Way Yes for a road (including a major road)
Wharf* No not acceptable

* this word may be used within a street name provide that it terminates with an appropriate suffix e.g. Mile End Road

We will consult with the interested parties, including Royal Mail, local Parish or Town Council and local Members.

If the consultees are in agreement the proposed name(s) will be formally adopted by the Council and the Property Systems Officer will notify the following parties in writing via e-mail:

  • Royal Mail
  • The Developer / Applicant
  • The Highway Authority
  • Building Control
  • The Town or Parish Council
  • Local District Councillors

See the Street Numbering section for details of the parties notified of all street numbering for both new and existing dwellings.

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