The Council of the Isles of Scilly is the Highway Authority on St Mary's and has a statutory duty of care to maintain the public highways and footways as defined by the Highways Act 1980.

The Council of the Isles of Scilly is currently preparing a Highways Asset Management Plan, which will be published soon. 

The following pages provide more information on some of our duties as the Highway Authority, such as street lighting and road maintenance. We also have applications forms available to download, which you will need if you would like to carry out any work affecting the highway or access to the highway.


If you you require any further information relating to the highways on St Mary's, please contact infrastructure@scilly.gov.uk