South Tyneside Council is the Highway Authority for all roads in the Metropolitan Borough of South Tyneside, with the exception of Trunk Roads which are managed by Highways England.
It lies entirely within the historic county of County Durham.
The following Primary Destinations are within the boundaries of the council area:
The following roads that run through the council area are at least partially Trunk Roads, and therefore managed by Highways England:
Principal and Classified Numbered Roads
The following is a list of A and B classified roads that are at least partially managed by the authority:
Classified Unnumbered (Class III) Roads
For their Class III road network, South Tyneside Metropolitan Borough Council use "C" prefixes.