• High Street - Most Common Road Name In UK

Most Common Street Names In The UK

So, I was on a one hour bus journey today, it was rather boring, so I decided to look for funny street names. Whilst looking, I saw three roads called Church Road, which made me wonder what the most common road name is.

So here goes! Here’s a list of the UK’s 50 most popular street names.

  1. High Street
  2. Station Road
  3. Main Street
  4. Park Road
  5. Church Road
  6. Church Street
  7. London Road
  8. Victoria Road
  9. Green Lane
  10. Manor Road
  11. Church Lane
  12. Park Avenue
  13. The Avenue
  14. The Crescent
  15. Queens Road
  16. New Road
  17. Grange Road
  18. Kings Road
  19. Kingsway
  20. Windsor Road
  21. Highfield Road
  22. Mill Lane
  23. Alexander Road
  24. York Road
  25. St. John’s Road
  26. Main Road
  27. Broadway
  28. King Street
  29. The Green
  30. Springfield Road
  31. George Street
  32. Park Lane
  33. Victoria Street
  34. Albert Road
  35. Queensway
  36. New Street
  37. Queen Street
  38. West Street
  39. North Street
  40. Manchester Road
  41. The Grove
  42. Richmond Road
  43. Grove Road
  44. South Street
  45. School Lane
  46. The Drive
  47. North Road
  48. Stanley Road
  49. Chester Road
  50. Mill Road

One street name I’d like to see would be one called ‘The Road’, I’m pretty sure there is one, but I’ve never seen one, if you live near ‘The Road’ please take a pic and let me know!

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  1. Kenneth Lawson 23rd January 2018 at 12:46 pm - Reply

    I live in station road the second most popular street name I am curious to know how many station roads there are in the UK does anyone know approximately how many?

  2. David Bell 9th November 2017 at 4:51 pm - Reply

    I’ve seen a The Lane, but not The Road… can’t remember where. On the A21 down to Hastings there’s a turn off to Crazy Lane.

  3. Will Tiley 22nd February 2017 at 8:25 pm - Reply

    How common is Frog End?

    I’ve come across it a lot.

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  5. krify(DOT)co 6th January 2016 at 11:10 am - Reply

    That’s an Awesome list !

  6. UK Streets 12th November 2010 at 4:29 pm - Reply

    There are more funny/strange streets names in uk like Back Action Street in Manchester, Grope Lane, swan lane etc.,

  7. Anonymous 29th June 2010 at 1:53 pm - Reply

    My fave street name is in York – Whip-Ma-Whop-Ma-Gate. You can’t make that up!!!!

  8. Rich 31st May 2010 at 12:01 pm - Reply

    Here’s one: Coldharbour Lane.

  9. Anonymous 19th May 2010 at 6:21 pm - Reply

    to the person above: Fanny Hands is a name

  10. Luke Ward
    Luke Ward 9th September 2009 at 10:09 pm - Reply

    Wow, that’s amazing! Please take a pic of it for me!

  11. Joee 9th September 2009 at 8:46 pm - Reply

    We have a road near us called Bellend Drive which i found kinda funny, maybe because of my corrupt mind..

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