Over £40 million will be spent on the borough's roads and pavements over the next four years.
The money will be used to see the backlog of repairs cleared and the delivery of an enhanced road network. Council leader Damian White said: “People across Havering have said that road improvements are a priority. I am pleased to take on this challenge.”
Last year, £3.2 million was to be spent on improvements, while £895,000 was awarded by the Department of Transport in last year’s budget for pothole repairs. There is also an investment of £8 million from the Greater London Authority to fund the Romford ring road and the A1306 in Rainham.
Consultation on how the future of Romford will look over the next few decades got under way in January.