Cleaner Greener Safer

Devolved Highways Fund

Every year a portion of the highways capital renewal budget is set aside (£800,000) for all eligible ideas considered by your local ward councillors.

What ideas can be considered

Ideas that improve or enhance the public highway include:

  • traffic calming
  • footway and carriageway resurfacing
  • localised repairs
  • accessibility improvements
  • footway buildouts
  • cycle hangars
  • trees

What is not eligible

  • ideas on private land or housing estates (ideas on housing estates may be eligible for Cleaner Greener Safer funding)
  • ideas which would reduce the footway and impede pedestrians
  • the removal of traffic calming measures without suitable replacements
  • speed cameras or traffic speed indicators
  • ideas which do not comply with council policy
  • street parties or events on the public highway

How can I apply?

Apply using the CGS application form online. Officers will identify whether your idea is on the public highway and direct your application to the Devolved Highways list. Your application may still be included on the CGS list, for example if some of your idea isn't eligible for highways funding.

How do I assess the cost of my proposal?

You do not need to include a cost, however you can include an estimate if you wish. Works on the public highway are complex. Shortlisted proposals will be costed by officers during November and December. Reports will be presented to ward councillors and decisions will be announced the following springFind the dates of Multi-Ward area meetings  

For more information, email us at or call 020 7525 2461.

Page last updated: 11 October 2023

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