Highway search enquiries

We are the authority for highways within Warwickshire. This page contains links to information on publicly maintainable highways as well as road and rail schemes, village greens and common land and areas of outstanding natural beauty within Warwickshire.

Please note that, whilst every effort will be made to keep it correct and up to date, the information contained herein is subject to change and is provided as a general guide only. It is not intended to be a substitute for conducting a property search. For advice and assistance on conducting a search against a specific property please see the information at the bottom of this page.

So far as is permissible by law, Warwickshire County Council will not accept any liability for any claim, loss, damage or inconvenience arising out of or in connection with the use of this information.

Roadways, footpaths and other public rights of way

A list of highways maintainable at public expense can be found here:

This should be read in conjunction with the Definitive Map and Statement, which contains information on other public rights of way (e.g. footpaths and bridleways) in Warwickshire. An image of the Definitive Map, along with information on legal changes (e.g. diversions, extinguishments) and current applications to record rights of way can be viewed here:

Definitive Map and Statement

Extent of highway

To conduct a search on the boundaries of the publicly maintainable highway please see the information on highway searches at the bottom of this page.

Stopping-up of highway

For information on current applications to extinguish highway, or to apply for a highway extinguishment, please contact County Highways

Road Schemes, Rail Schemes and other information

For information on any of the following within Warwickshire, please follow the link below. Note: Warwickshire County Council accepts no liability for the content, accuracy or reliability of the information contained within any external website. Views expressed on external websites do not necessarily represent the views of or endorsement by Warwickshire County Council.

Road and traffic schemes:

Railway Schemes within Warwickshire:

High Speed 2 Rail Link between London and the West Midlands

Outstanding notices relating to highways:

Notices served in relation to highways are made by County Highways. Please contact them for further information County Highways

Compulsory purchase orders relating to highways

None at present.

Parks and Countryside

Orders under s82 Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000 or designations under s7 National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act 1949 for areas within Warwickshire:

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Common Land and Village Greens:

Common Land/Village Greens

Highway Searches

If you wish us to conduct a search against a specific property on your behalf then please note that there are charges in place for this service. More details and an application form can be found here: