The money is being allocated by the government for the south east of the country.

Rishi Sunak’s pledged  £8.3 billion pounds worth of funding for roads across England.

The prime minister’s described the investment as “unprecendented” and is a result of the money saved by scrapping HS2 north of Birmingham.

The funding forms part of a nationwide plan to resurface more than 5,000 roads over the next decade.