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Tactile Paving

Tactile Paving



 

 


Tactile paving is designed to provide guidance and warning for visually impaired persons in public areas including access to buildings and transport facilities. The 'Department for Transport and Building Regulations' require local authorities to provide tactile surfaces in order to comply with the Equality Act 2010. Tactile paving is manufactured from extremely durable, slip resistant polyurethane or a GRP. They are quick and easy to install and can be applied to surfaces including concrete, asphalt, steel and tiles using a choice of adhesives.

Applications: Surface to warn the visually impaired of highway crossings, kerbs, roads, rail platform edges, built environments, paths and cycle tracks.

Blister Tactile Paving

Blister Tactile Paving - Buff (Beige)   Blister tactile paving is used at both controlled and uncontrolled pedestrian crossing points where the footpath is at the same level as the carriageway. Red tiles are used for controlled crossings and buff tiles for uncontrolled crossings.

Product 
Code

Size
(mm)

Tactile
Material

Colours
TBPOL-400BF 400 x 400 Polyurethane Buff (Beige)
TBPOL-400RD 400 x 400 Polyurethane

Red

TBPOL-450BF 450 x 450 Polyurethane Buff (Beige)
TBPOL-450RD 450 x 450 Polyurethane Red
TBGRP-400BF 400 x 400 GRP Buff (Beige)

Note: Charcoal and grey polyurethane tiles are available upon request. If a specific colour is required in GRP, please state this in writing at the point of enquiry.

Blister Rail Tactile Paving

Blister Rail Tactile Paving   Blister Rail Tactile Paving   Blister rail paving is used to help identify the oncoming approach of a railway platform edge. The surface is designed with flat topped domes that are set parallel to the direction of the platform, helping the visually impaired to indicate the travel direction of the train.

Product 
Code

Size
(mm)

Tactile 
Material

Colours
TRPOL-400BF 400 x 400 Polyurethane Buff (Beige)
TRPOL-400RD 400 x 400 Polyurethane Red
TRPOL-400YE 400 x 400 Polyurethane Hazard Yellow
TRGRP-400BF 400 x 400 GRP Buff (Beige)

Note: Charcoal and grey polyurethane tiles are available upon request. If a specific colour is required in GRP, please state this in writing at the point of enquiry.

Corduroy Tactile Paving

Corduroy Tactile Paving   Our corduroy paving is ideal for steps, level crossings or the approach to on street light rapid transport (LRT) platforms to warn the visually impaired. It also conveys the message to proceed with caution when used where a footway joins a shared route.

Product 
Code

Size
(mm)

Tactile 
Material

Colours
TCPOL-400BF 400 x 400 Polyurethane Buff (Beige)
TCPOL-400RD 400 x 400 Polyurethane Red

TCGRP-400BF

400 x 400 GRP Buff (Beige)

Note: Charcoal and grey polyurethane tiles are available upon request. If a specific colour is required in GRP, please state this in writing at the point of enquiry.

Cycleway Tactile Paving

Cycleway Tactile Paving - Buff (Beige)   Our cycleway tactile paving offers safety for the visually impaired when using shared cycle footways. The segregated surface advises of the correct side to use when pathways are not physically separated.

Product
Code

Size
(mm)

Tactile 
Material

Colours
CYTPOL-400BF 400 x 400 Polyurethane Buff (Beige)
CYTPOL-400RD 400 x 400 Polyurethane Red

Note: Charcoal and grey polyurethane tiles are available upon request. If a specific colour is required in GRP, please state this in writing at the point of enquiry.

Guidance Path Tactile Paving

Guidance Path Tactile Paving   Our guidance path surface is ideal for the visually impaired when traditional cues, such as property line or kerb edge, are not available. It offers guidance around obstacles in a pedestrianised area by walking on the tactile surface or by maintaining contact with a long cane.

Product
Code

Size
(mm)

Tactile 
Material

Colours
GTPOL-400BF 400 x 400 Polyurethane Buff (Beige)
GTPOL-400RD 400 x 400 Polyurethane Red

Note: Charcoal and grey polyurethane tiles are available upon request. If a specific colour is required in GRP, please state this in writing at the point of enquiry.

Adhesives

Product Code

Size (mm)

Material

Tile Coverage
TPAD-EP-3.5L 3.5 Litre Tub Epoxy 8 to 10
TPAD-PU-3.5L 3.5 Litre Tub Polyurethane 8 to 10
TPAD-PU-310ml 310ml Tube Polyurethane 6

Note: The manufacturer recommends that the TPAD-EP-3.5L and the TPAD-PU-3.5L are used specifically for the polyurethane tactile paving tiles. It is also recommend that the TPAD-PU-310ml is used specifically with the GRP tactile paving tiles and that they are fixed using both the adhesive and mechanical fixings. As with all adhesives, PAR Group offers no guarantees as to the suitability or success of the bond achieved. Please ensure the manufacturers instructions are followed and that safety datasheets are read prior to use.

Technical Specifcation

TPAD-EP-3.5L  - Epoxy Adhesive TDS

TPAD-EP-3.5L - Epoxy Adhesive (Harderner) MSDS

TPAD-EP-3.5L  - Epoxy Adhesive (Base) MSDS

TPAD-PU-3.5L - PU Adhesive TDS

TPAD-PU-3.5L - PU Adhesive (Harderner) MSDS

TPAD-PU-3.5L - PU Adhesive (Base) MSDS

TPAD-PU-310ml - PU Adhesive MSDS

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