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Signs, shelters and barriers
Report damaged furniture including crash
barriers, pedestrian guardrails, benches, lit and unlit
signs, road nameplates, lit and unlit bollards
and security gates.
Road marking requests
We receive many requests for yellow lines and each site is
assessed, with priority being given to schemes with a history of
injury related accidents. Your request will be retained on file and
included within a future traffic regulation order for safety
When a request is received to erect signs to provide
directions, we will carry out a survey, identify possible
locations for the signs, design them and provide the applicant with
If agreed, the signs are made and erected and the invoice is
then sent to the applicant.
A sign is not an advertisement but a means of giving a direction
of travel. For example, we would not erect a sign directing people
to one particular supermarket store, but would provide a sign
When someone requests permission to erect temporary signs,
our Traffic Management Unit will check the locations suggested
before making a decision.
Bollards and barriers
Local demand for bollards far outweighs the money available, so
only a limited number of street furniture schemes are approved each
year on a strict priority basis. We will assess the site and give a
rating to determine its position in the priority list. Your request
will remain on file.
Subways are cleaned once a month and any irregularities, such as
lights not working, are reported back to the Structural Engineer or
Street Lighting Engineer for rectification.