A street is a road with houses on either side. We use street for roads in towns, but not for country roads.
- Cars can park on both sides of our street
Roads used for both town and country.
- Cars can park on both sides of our road
- There's a narrow winding road from our village to the next one. (NOT . . . a narrow winding street . . .).
Note that, in street names, we stress the word Road, but the word before Street.
- Marylebone' Road.
- 'Oxford Street.