External path uneven surfaces

  • Uneven surfaces may be caused by manhole covers, loose bricks, holes in paving, gaps in paving where not constructed
  • The use of irregular surface materials can cause trip hazard and should be avoided. Examples include crazy paving, cobblestones, loose gravel and any other material that is not firmly fixed or can be moved.
  • Where uneven surfaces exist (such as historic areas) then a level and stable accessible path should be provided as an alternative route.