Policies and plans

Blackpool Council manage our roads in accordance with statutory obligations, however we do operate a number of local plans, code of practice and policies that determine exactly how we manage our highways and footways from day to day.

The road asset management strategy

The road asset management strategy (RAMS) provides a commitment to achieving benefits in the management of Blackpool’s highway network that can be delivered through asset management, and describes the principles that it is proposed to adopt in applying asset management to help achieve the authority’s strategic objectives.

If you have any comments or feedback on the above documents please contact the following email address highwaysandtraffic@blackpool.gov.uk

Code of practice for highways safety inspections

The purpose of this code of practice is to ensure best practice in the inspection of the highway network.

To both support the council in defence of potential claims and assist in the development and implementation of the network preventative highway maintenance programme for Blackpool, within the context of asset management and the statutory duty of network management.

Code of practice for safety inspection [PDF 841 KB]

Useful links

Surfacing and structural maintenance procedure policy [PDF 458 KB]