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 GRP (glass reinforced plastic). They are quick and easy to install and can be applied to surfaces including concrete, asphalt, steel and tiles using a choice of adhesives.
Surface to warn the visually impaired of highway crossings, kerbs, roads, rail platform edges, built environments, paths and cycle tracks.