Motorists are advised that a number of roadworks will be taking place across Torbay throughout May and June.

The works which are being carried out by SWISCo on our behalf are part of an identified £21m of works within the Transport Asset Management Plan, will begin to tackle a backlog of repairs and maintenance work to prolong the life of Torbay’s roads.



From Tuesday 18 to Sunday 23 May surface dressing work will be taking place (subject to dry weather) on the following roads in Torquay.

  • Kingskerswell Road (Barton Hill Road to Riviera Way)
  • Winward Road
  • Cassiobury Way
  • Centenary Way
  • Higher Warberry Road (Babbacombe Road to Windsor Road)
  • Windsor Road (Ellacombe Church Road to Higher Warberry Road)
  • Broadley Drive
  • Broadpark Road
  • Mendip Road
  • Quantocks Road
  • Brendons Avenue
  • Windsford Road
  • Pentridge Avenue
  • Purbeck Avenue
  • Monteray Close

Residents living in the affected areas will receive letters with full details of the works. Residents are also kindly asked not to park vehicles on the carriageway on the days that works are being carried out.

This work is part of our infrastructure asset management plan and is essential to prolong the life of the roads.


From Tuesday 1 to Thursday 3 June, Teignmouth Road between Happaway Road and Trumlands Road will be closed for major resurfacing works.

A diversion route will be in place for the duration of the works.



From Monday 17 May for 8 days, works will be taking place on New Road, Brixham from Sainsbury’s up to Monksbridge. This essential maintenance work will be carried out under a traffic light system.


Major reconstruction works in Brixham will be commencing in June (date tbc) on Northfields Lane from North Boundary Road to Cumber Drive.

The works will take approximately 3 months to complete and during this period the road will be closed to through traffic. In order to minimise disruption and to keep as much of the road accessible to residents, works will be undertaken in shorter sections, working from side junction to side junction.

Pre warning signs will be in place soon and affected residents will receive further details two weeks prior to the work starting.

Councillor Mike Morey, Cabinet Member for Infrastructure, Environment and Culture at Torbay Council, said; “We recognise that these works will cause some disruption to local residents. All work will be carried out as fast and safely as possible and we thank residents in advance for the patience whilst these essential works take place.”

Find out about current and scheduled roadworks and get updates on major road projects in Torbay on the roadworks page.

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