How to claim for pothole damage if this has happened to your car or cycle


Ring Customer Services – 03456 789000 – and ask for a claim form.

They do give advice on the site but usually turn you down. If you’ve the energy don’t be fobbed off. Persevere.

Get the history of the pothole. The length of time they have known about it and not done anything is important. FixMyStreet gives quite a bit of information if you put in the approximate post code. Dates of reporting can be found there.

A picture of the road and of the damage is important.

You will need a bill for the damage.

I may also be able to help with reporting dates if you are stuck. I have several references for the potholes and some emails to the technician.

Do come back to me if you need.