Brighton & Hove Footway widening
Brighton & Hove Council, as part of the Governments Covid
19 initiative on social distancing undertook a series of foot-
way widening schemes at various locations around Brighton.
This was to be undertaken as quickly and efficiently as possi-
ble with as little disruption to the public.
Bomax Scan Kerb was chosen for the project, due to the
product availability with substantial UK stock holding, the
speed an ease of installation, a no dig solution ruling out the
risk of service strike, and with no material to cart away, the
stick down kerbing solution saved many hours on installation
time, cut down on the noise and dust pollution and reduced
the amount of traffic disruption through the installation peri-
od, the overall finished appearance looks like a traditional
Edburton contractors, who had not used the product previously, were delighted with the way the kerb installed and the kerb layers themselves found it much quicker lighter and easier than tradition kerbs.
The overall appearance of the finished project is very good, the client Brighton & hove are pleased with the outcome and speed of installation to meet the Governments requirements.
Approx 400Lm of kerbs were installed in 3 separate locations, over a four day period, London Rd, Brighton. Western Rd Brighton and Church Rd Hove.
Alan Watts, Contracts Manager for Edburton Contractors Ltd, said “they were very pleased with the products and suggested that there is likely to be more work to come in the near future.
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Points of Interest
- Client: Brighton & Hove Council
- Contractor: Edburton Contractors
- Supplier: Bomax
- Material: Scan Kerb types A & B in various locations