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Make changes to an existing road name

Chapters in this topic

  1. Before you apply
  2. Apply
  3. Pay


Use this service to make changes to an existing road name, including where:

  • there's a spelling mistake
  • there's been a mistake on the land registry
  • it's considered inappropriate
  • it has had a negative historical significance

You’ll need to pay a fee to complete your application.

Before you get started

To change the name of an existing road, you’ll need to download, complete and return the application form (PDF 242kb). You’ll need:

  • the existing name of the property
  • the property’s postcode

Once you've completed your application, you'll need to email it to

For alternative ways to send us your application, including by post, you can visit our contact us page.

What happens next

Once you’ve sent your application to us, you’ll need to make a payment before we can process it.