England's pothole capital revealed

New research reveals south-western city has poorest road surfaces in the country

Cyclist riding over a pothole
(Image credit: Cycling Active)

Bristol has the most damaged roads in England, according to research by insurance company Compare the Market

The city, which was named the UK’s first cycling city in 2008, is said to be in desperate need of roadworks, with 78.5% of the roads requiring repairs. Just 21% of Bristol’s road network is considered to be “in good condition”. 

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