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Swansea Council

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Swansea City and County Council
Cyngor Dinas a Sir Abertawe
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Primary Destinations
Carmarthenshire • Neath Port Talbot
Welsh Government Roads
This article is about the Highway Authority.
For the city, see Swansea

Swansea City and County Council is the Highway Authority responsible for all public roads in the Swansea principal area, other than the M4 motorway, which is managed by the South Wales Trunk Road Agent (SWTRA) on behalf of the Welsh Government.

As well as roads and associated footpaths the council maintains 250 bridges, other road-related structures, traffic signals, road markings, non-illuminated traffic signs, 5,000 illuminated traffic signs, and 30,000 street lights in its area.

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 the South Wales Trunk Road Agent:

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


A48 Highnam, Gloucester Carmarthen 119 miles View
A483 Earlswood Chester 153.6 miles View
A484 Fforestfach, Swansea Cardigan 57.0 miles View
A4067 Oystermouth Sennybridge 35.8 miles View
A4118 Swansea Port Eynon 17.3 miles View
A4216 Sketty Lane Fforestfach Cross 2.7 miles View
A4217 St Thomas, Swansea Llansamlet 3.5 miles View
A4230 Lôn-las (M4 junction 44) Aberdulais 3.9 miles View
A4240 Penllergaer Loughor 3.6 miles View   
B4247 Rhossili Scurlage 3.5 miles View
B4271 Llanrhidian Upper Killay 5.8 miles View
B4290 Brynmill, Swansea Neath Abbey 4.35 miles View
B4291 Clydach Lôn-las 3.0 miles View
B4295 Llanrhidian Cockett 10.1 miles View
B4296 Pontarddulais Killay 7.4 miles View
B4433 Oystermouth Mumbles Pier 1.0 mile View
B4436 Kilvrough, near Pennard Sketty Green, Swansea 5.8 miles View
B4489 Llangyfelach Swansea 5.1 miles View
B4593 Caswell Bay Oystermouth 1.6 miles View
B4603 Ynysmeudwy Hafod, Swansea 9.6 miles View
B4620 Loughor Cadle, Fforestfach 3.5 miles View
B4625 Tircanol Lôn-las 1.9 miles View
B5444 Pentre-chwyth Winsh-wen 1.7 miles View      


Main Article: Swansea Council (Junctions)

Bridges, Tunnels, and other Crossings

Main Article: Swansea Council (Crossings)


Swansea Council
A48 • A483 • A484 • A4067 • A4118 • A4216 • A4217 • A4230 • A4240 • B4247 • B4271 • B4290 • B4291 • B4295 • B4296 • B4433 • B4436 • B4489 • B4593 • B4603 • B4620 • B4625 • B5444 (Swansea)
Highways Authorities in Wales
Trunk Road AgentsNorth & Mid Wales TRA • South Wales TRA
Principal AreasBlaenau Gwent • Bridgend • Caerphilly • Cardiff • Carmarthenshire • Ceredigion • Conwy • Denbighshire • Flintshire • Gwynedd • Isle of Anglesey • Merthyr Tydfil • Monmouthshire • Neath Port Talbot • Newport • Pembrokeshire • Powys • Rhondda Cynon Taf • Swansea • Torfaen • Vale of Glamorgan • Wrexham

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