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Street Register

The street register is a list of streets maintained at public expense (often known as adoption). The search facility below gives direct access to the Council’s register.

 The register contains a full list of publicly maintained streets. It does not hold a comprehensive listing of all streets, though many private or closed streets are included for information purposes.


 Public: Highway maintained at public expense.

 Private: Areas not maintained as highway by Leeds City Council. Usually, maintenance is the responsibility of the landowner. Records of land ownership are held by the national Land Registry service not Leeds City Council.

 Closed: Former highway which has been subject to a legal closure. Leeds City Council has no maintenance responsibility for these areas.

 Section 38: The first stage in the adoption process. Streets which are subject to a Section 38 agreement are legally highway, but maintenance responsibility remains with the developer until formally handed over to Leeds City Council.

 Provisional: The second stage in the adoption process. Has the same maintenance status as Section 38 but awaiting final inspection prior to adoption.

 Split Status: Streets which have more than one status applicable. The details button will show information on the individual sections.

 The data is updated on a weekly basis.

 We also provide plans detailing extents of adoption. This is chargeable at our standard rate of £22.00 for a written response. We can also provide a same day response, charged at £64.00 per location. Contact us for more information

 If you have any comments or queries on the data from the register please email us at streetregistry@leeds.gov.uk

Street Register Search