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Sandwell Council

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Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
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Staffordshire • Worcestershire
Primary Destinations
West Bromwich
Other Important Destinations
Coseley • Smethwick • Wednesbury
Birmingham City Council • Dudley MBC • Walsall MBC • City of Wolverhampton Council
National Highways Roads
M5 • M6

Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council is the Highway Authority for the roads within the Black Country towns within its borders, with the exception of the motorways, which are managed by National Highways.

The borough takes in areas within the traditional counties of Worcestershire and Staffordshire; with the town of Oldbury being located in Worcestershire, and the towns of West Bromwich, Smethwick, Wednesbury and Tipton being located in Staffordshire.

Primary Destinations

The following Primary Destinations are within the boundaries of 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 Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council:

Route From To Length


A34 Winchester Salford 200 miles View
A41 London Birkenhead 204 miles View
A456 Five Ways, Birmingham Woofferton 41 miles View
A457 Birmingham Sedgley 10.8 miles View
A458 Quinton Mallwyd 86.6 miles View
A459 Wolverhampton Halesowen 13 miles View
A461 Wollaston Lichfield 23.2 miles View
A462 Wednesbury Laney Green 8.3 miles View
A4030 Bearwood Smethwick 1.7 miles View
A4031 Walsall Smethwick 5.2 miles View
A4033 Burnt Tree Tividale 1.0 mile View
A4034 Mucklow Hill Oldbury 4.1 miles View
A4037 Wednesbury Dudley 4.0 miles View
A4040 The Hawthorns Handsworth 26.5 miles View
A4041 West Bromwich Streetly 5.2 miles View
A4092 Bearwood Summerfield Park, Smethwick 0.9 miles View
A4098 Moxley Gospel Oak 1.1 miles View
A4099 Halesowen Blackheath 1.3 miles View
A4100 Blackheath Brierley Hill 4.2 miles View
A4123 Wolverhampton Harborne 12.0 miles View
A4182 Oldbury West Bromwich 1.4 miles View
A4196 Wednesbury Carter's Green 2.1 miles View
A4252 West Bromwich Smethwick 0.7 miles View   
B4124 Harborne Hamstead 5.4 miles View
B4125 Smethwick Chad Valley 1.8 miles View
B4135 Smethwick Paradise Circus, Birmingham 1.8 miles View
B4136 Smethwick Handsworth 1.5 miles View
B4149 West Bromwich New Oscott 8.2 miles View
B4163 Bilston Dudley Port 3.7 miles View
B4166 Horseley Heath Oldbury 2.2 miles View
B4167 Hamstead Newton 1.3 miles View
B4169 Hurst Green Smethwick 4.0 miles View
B4170 Oldbury Langley Green 1.1 miles View
B4171 Dudley Blackheath 3.3 miles View
B4173 Netherton, Dudley Cradley 2.3 miles View
B4174 Quarry Bank Cradley 0.9 miles View
B4182 Langley Bearwood 3.0 miles View
B4200 James Bridge, Darlaston Wednesbury 1.3 miles View
B4517 Tipton Green Great Bridge 2.0 miles View     

Classified Unnumbered Roads

Main Article: Sandwell Council (Class III roads)


The local authority is responsible for the maintenance of the majority of junctions within its boundary.

Main Article: Sandwell Council (Junctions)

Bridges, Tunnels, and other Crossings

Main Article: Sandwell Council (Crossings)


Sandwell Council
A34 • A41 • A456 • A457 • A458 • A459 • A461 • A462 • A4030 • A4031 • A4033 • A4034 • A4037 • A4040 • A4041 • A4092 • A4098 • A4099 • A4100 • A4123 • A4182 • A4196 • A4252 • B4124 • B4125 • B4135 • B4136 • B4149 • B4163 • B4166 • B4167 • B4169 • B4170 • B4171 • B4173 • B4174 • B4182 • B4200 • B4517
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