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One Day Course

Highway Law: Principles and Practice

  • CPD Value: This course is awarded 6 CPD hours.


Code Dates Location Type Cost (ex VAT)
HL2001 Coming soon Three Brindleyplace
B1 2JB
Non Residential

IHE Members £275
Non Members £295

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Full Details

This course provides an interactive general guide to highway law for Highway Engineers working in all spheres but it will be of particular interest to those in Maintenance, Design, Development Management and Public Rights of Way. Practical examples of different problems arising from the law will be addressed, including those from delegates if prior notification is given.

This course will be run on a flexible basis in relation to the particular interests of delegates and questions raised, with opportunities for discussion and a closing Question & Answer session.


  • About Highways – History, legal theory (such as Dedication/Adoption), ownership limits, lawful use drainage, trees, retaining walls
  • Liabilities and Controls – Maintenance duties and liabilities, Protection – duties and powers development, inc. agreements, Traffic Management, NRSWA
  • Network Changes – CPO/SRO process for new/improved highways creation, extinguishment, diversion private streets, APC, accesses
  • Public Rights of Way – Definitive map, modification, specific issues

Training Facilities

Most of our training is delivered throughout the year in the clean, contemporary setting of our Birmingham office space and meeting rooms. This centrally located venue in Birmingham Brindleyplace give excellent connectivity across the UK.

Training is also run at our main IHE London office in Euston Tower, Euston RoadConference Aston, Birmingham B4 7ET, in Edinburgh at 7/9 North St Davids Street, EH2 1AW and at NAL, Weir Lane, Worcester, WR2 4AY (IHE’s Corporate Partner).

Please check the location under your specific course to find out where your course is run.

Terms & Conditions

Cancellations made less than 21 days before the meeting will incur a 50% charge. Any cancellations made within 10 days of the event will be charged at the full delegate rate. You can of course send replacement delegates.


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