Pedestrian crossings

Each year the Council receives a far greater number of requests for pedestrian crossings than we can build. To manage these requests, we have developed a priority system to evaluate locations.

This system evaluates sites, considering factors such as

  • schools
  • parks
  • shops

for various crossing types including

  • a puffin crossing if the score is greater than 1
  • a zebra crossing
  • a refuge island
  • pavement build-outs.

If a score less than 0.3 is achieved no crossing facilities may be recommended. Our current construction list is approved by the Transport and Environment on an annual basis.

If you would like an assessment carried out, please contact us. Unless there have been significant changes to the network at a location, we will not assess a site that has been surveyed in the last three years.

If you would like to request a school crossing patrol guide, please do so by contacting the headteacher.

Download pedestrain crossing prioritisation list 2017/ 18 

Download pedestrian crossing failed locations from 2016 to 2018 

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