8th September 2023
Report potholes and road/footway damage
If you're reporting an urgent issue that requires immediate attention, call:
- 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday, 0118 974 6000 and select the 'highways' option
- 5pm to 9am Monday to Friday, 0800 212 111 weekends and public holidays
An urgent issue is defined as something that is very likely to present an imminent threat to life or serious injury or serious damage to property. We aim to respond to urgent issues within 2 hours.
Report potholes, road and kerb damage
To report potholes, road and kerb damage you'll need:
- The location of the damage
- A brief description of the problem
To make the report, select the location on the map:
To report multiple potholes you'll need to create a report for each one. We aim to respond to non-urgent reports within 28 days.
How we deal with pothole reports
We won't ignore any reports. However, we have adopted a risk-based approach to determine whether to take action and what action to take.
The level of risk from a pothole depends on:
- Surface area
- Safety of road users
- Location and usage of the road
To track an existing report
Pothole repairs schedule
Go to the pothole repairs schedule page to see future planned repairs.