Report It

Report a pothole

If you believe the problem is an emergency, for example a very large and deep pothole, please call our 24 hour Highways Helpdesk on 0300 300 8049.

Use the map or search options to view existing activities in the location of the pothole.

Search options

Use the following options to find the location:


Click ‘Yes’ to proceed to step 2 where you can pinpoint the location of the pothole on the road


What is the map showing?

The pothole has been reported


Locate the pothole on the map

Please zoom in and click on the road where the pothole is.

Change location

Pothole placement

Once you are satisfied with the placement marker on the map, please proceed to the next step.

Road: (change)

Next step

Estimate the size of the pothole

Drag the corner arrow to increase or decrease the size of the pothole.


Pothole size

Adjust the settings below:

cm across

Next step

Where is the pothole?

Drag and drop the pothole to find its position on the road.

Pothole position

To help pinpoint the location of the pothole, please adjust the settings below:

Next step

Estimate the depth of the pothole

Move the arrows to estimate the depth.

Do not stand in the road

Pothole depth

Adjust the settings below:

cm deep

Next step

Upload/take a photo of the pothole

Do not take any risks when taking a photo

Browse file/take photo


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Tips for taking a photo

Try to take a complete picture of the pothole with some surrounding area.

Photo loaded

Next step

Summary of the report

Below shows the information you have provided about the pothole. Click edit if you want to change any of the information:


edit Road


edit Pothole Est. size: 17cm across


edit In the middle of a car lane


edit Est. depth: 0cm deep

Submit report to us

Add this report to our system:

Would you like to be kept up-to-date?

(Once submitted, you will receive a reference number for your report on the next page which you can use to track the problem)

How we use your personal information

Thank you for your time

You have decided not to submit the pothole to us.

Go back and submit the pothole.

About potholes

A pothole is a type of failure in an asphalt pavement, caused by the presence of water in the underlying soil structure and the presence of traffic passing over the affected area.

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