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Bath and North East Somerset Council

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Bath and North East Somerset
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Primary Destinations
Bristol • North Somerset • Somerset • South Gloucestershire • Wiltshire
National Highways Roads
A4 (part), A36, A46

Bath and North East Somerset Council (also known colloquially by its acroynm of BANES) as Highway Authority has overall responsibility for highway and traffic matters, with the exception of Trunk roads managed by National Highways. in the whole of Bath and North East Somerset Unitary Authority.

It lies within the historic county of Somerset.

Highway Maintenance

The Council is responsible for the maintenance of 1150 km of roads and associated footways in the Borough that are not managed by National Highways. This also includes 900 km of Public Rights of Way, bridges, structures, 88 signal controlled junctions and crossings, road markings, 2000 illuminated traffic signs and bollards, traffic signs and over 16,000 street lights.

The Council area was part of the former and ill-loved Administrative County of Avon, and as such still works with its neighbours Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire in a number of areas, including some relating to roads.

Primary Destinations

The following Primary Destinations are located within the council area:

Trunk Roads

The following roads that run through the Council's area are at least partially Trunk Roads, and therefore managed by National Highways:

Principal and Classified Numbered Roads

The following is a list of A and B classified roads that are at least partially managed by BANES Council:

Route From To Length


A4 London Avonmouth 129.8 miles View
A36 Bath Totton 64.8 miles View
A37 Bristol Dorchester 60 miles View
A39 Corston Falmouth 204 miles View
A362 Warminster Farrington Gurney 17.8 miles View
A363 Bathford Yarnbrook 10.3 miles View
A367 Bath Shepton Mallet 16.4 miles View
A368 Marksbury Banwell 19.4 miles View
A431 St George, Bristol Lower Weston, Bath 9.2 miles View
A3039 London Road Churchill (Southgate) Bridge 0.4 miles View
A3062 Odd Down Widcombe 2.5 miles View
A3604 Lower Bristol Road Upper Bristol Road 0.3 miles View
A4174 Filton Long Ashton 17.9 miles View
A4175 Hicks Gate Staple Hill 8.1 miles View   
B3108 Monkton Combe Bradford-on-Avon 3.7 miles View
B3110 Odd Down, Bath Woolverton 6.9 miles View
B3111 Wells Road, Oldfield Park Lower Bristol Road 0.8 miles View
B3114 Chew Magna Emborough 10.7 miles View
B3115 Dunkerton High Littleton (N) 5.1 miles View
B3116 Keynsham Marksbury(N) 3.8 miles View
B3118 Lower Bristol Road Green Park Road 0.2 miles View
B3130 Belluton Clevedon 19.5 miles View
B3355 Stratton on the Fosse Hallatrow 4.8 miles View     

Classified Unnumbered (Class III) and Unclassified Roads

Main Article: Bath and North East Somerset Council (Class III roads)

For its Class III road network Bath and North East Somerset Council uses "C" prefixes.


Main Article: Bath and North East Somerset Council (Junctions)

Bridges, Tunnels, and other Crossings

Main Article: Bath and North East Somerset Council (Crossings)


Bath and North East Somerset Council
A4 • A36 • A37 • A39 • A362 • A363 • A367 • A368 • A431 • A3039 • A3062 • A3604 • A4174 • A4175 • B3108 • B3110 • B3111 • B3114 • B3115 • B3116 • B3118 • B3130 • B3355
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