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Leicester Council

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Leicester City Council
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Leicestershire Council
National Highways Roads

Leicester City Council is the Highway Authority responsible for the management of all public roads and associated works – other than those which are the responsibility of National Highways – within its administrative area. The council maintains approximately 850 km of roads, of which 283 km are covered by a precautionary winter salting programme, as well as 35,300 streetlights and 7,400 traffic signs.

The council produces a Local Transport Plan in association with Leicestershire County Council.

Primary Destinations

The following Primary Destinations are located within the council area:

Trunk Roads

The following roads that run through the council 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 the council:

Route From To Length


A6 Luton Carlisle 299 miles View
A47 Birmingham Lowestoft 157.9 miles View
A50 Leicester Warrington 99.3 miles View
A426 Southam Leicester 29.8 miles View
A563 Humberstone Oadby 14.7 miles View
A594 Leicester College Leicester College 3.7 miles View
A607 Leicester Bracebridge Heath 56.2 miles View
A5199 Leicester Kingsthorpe, Northampton 28.5 miles View
A5460 Whetstone Interchange Leicester 3.3 miles View
A5630 Anstey Beaumont Leys 0.7 miles View
A6030 Stoneygate Humberstone 3.8 miles View  
B568 Welford Road, Leicester London Road, Leicester 0.68 miles View
B582 Belcher's Bar Stoneygate 20.2 miles View
B667 Evington Thurnby 1.6 miles View
B5327 Leicester Outer Ring Road (Gorse Hill) Woodgate, Leicester 2.7 miles View
B5366 Leicester South Wigston 2.7 miles View
B5380 Glenfield Braunstone Crossroads 1.5 miles View
B5403 Glen Road New Street 0.31 miles View
B5418 Aylestone Wigston 1.9 miles View
B6416 Welford Road, Highfields Uppingham Road, Humberstone 1.5 miles View     

Classified Unnumbered (Class III) Roads

Main Article: Leicester Council (Class III roads)


Main Article: Leicester Council (Junctions)

Bridges, Tunnels, and other Crossings

Main Article: Leicester Council (Crossings)


Leicester Council
A6 • A47 • A50 • A426 • A563 • A594 (Leicester) • A607 • A5199 • A5460 • A5630 • A6030 • B568 • B582 • B667 (Evington - Thurnby) • B5327 • B5366 • B5380 • B5403 • B5418 • B6416
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