List of Roads

James Carter made this Freedom of Information request to Bedford Borough Council

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Dear Bedford Borough Council,

This request is being made under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. I would like to request a list of roads and their classifications within your remit - including those that are generally not signposted - in addition to the standard M, A and B roads. These tend to go by the designations C, D or U, although the exact details vary by area and may differ from any or all of these. A map detailing these roads would be appreciated but is not necessary for you to fulfil your obligation.

Yours faithfully,

James Carter

Freedom of Information, Bedford Borough Council

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Dear James Carter


Request pursuant to Environmental Information Regulations Act 2004 –
Request No. 7240


Thank you for your request for information asking for a list of roads and
their classifications within Bedford Borough Council’s remit, which we
received on 12 April 2015. Your request has been considered under the
Environmental Information Regulations 2004. 


Please find attached an excel spreadsheet consisting of a column for Road
Names and one for Classifications.  The classifications from the excel
spreadsheet and their meanings are as follows;


A/1 - Principal A Roads

B/2 - Classified B Roads

C/3 - Classified C Roads

F/6 - Footways remote from carriage

L/5 - Local Roads

U/4 - Unclassified Roads


You could also use this link [1] to
view the map and find further information.


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Yours sincerely


Moira Moran

PA to Assistant Directors

Environment & Sustainable Communities

Bedford Borough Council

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