What is tactile paving?

Tactile paving can be felt either under foot or by a cane next to traffic lights, stairs, crossings, rail stations and bus stations. There are a few different types of paving including:

  • ‘blister’ paving which indicates when there is crossing
  • ‘corduroy’ paving which tells you when there are stairs
  • 'lozenge' paving used to indicate travel platforms such as rail or the bus  

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