Potholes

Before you start

Please note that Warwickshire County Council isn’t responsible for fixing potholes on the following roads:

  • Motorways and trunk roads (with some exceptions) – these are the responsibility of Highways England
  • Private roads or roads on private land – these are the responsibility of residents of each private road or the landowner.

Pothole response times

ItemSizeNotesResponse Time
SmallUp to 50mm.Not hazardous to vehicle traffic.Such defects will be considered for repair/action as part of routine maintenance within 6 months of reporting.
Medium50 – 100mm deep.Anywhere on the carriageway. On roads where the use of the carriageway is such that the potholes can be considered unsafe.We aim to undertake appropriate action within 28 days of being reported.
LargeGreater than 100mm deep.Anywhere with the carriageway.We aim to undertake appropriate action within 24 hours of being reported.

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