The Design and Construction of Roads and Accesses

The Design and Construction of Roads and Accesses to Adoptable Standards was approved at Committee on 24 March 2011 Committee Report 24 March 2011 (pdf 60KB) and will be updated in 2016.

If you have specific queries relating to this guidance, contact details of the appropriate officer can be found on page 2 of each document.

If major changes are made to these documents, a full consultation process will be undertaken and approval will be required. Any changes or amendments will be posted on this page, where the latest version of the documents will be available.

Design and Construction of Roads and Accesses to Adoptable Standards Guide (pdf 885KB) | Appendix A Standard Details Part 1 (pdf 4.3MB) | Appendix A Standard Details Part 2 (pdf 4.0MB) | Appendix A Standard Details Part 3 (pdf 3.8MB) | Appendix A Standard Details Part 4 (pdf 4.6MB)  | Appendix B Palette of Materials Part 1 (pdf 21KB)  | Appendix B Palette of Materials Part 2 (pdf 75KB)  | Appendix B Palette of Materials Part 3 - Plan (pdf 2.2MB). 

The purpose of this document is to provide a practical guide that details the adoptable standards Newcastle City Council requires in relation to the design and construction of highway works. This will be of assistance to developers who wish to enter into Section 278 or Section 38 Agreements with the council. 

Appendix B relates to the palette of materials and were approved at Cabinet 25 November 2015. Supporting Development in Newcastle Developer Guidance Cabinet Report 25 November 2015 (pdf 113 KB).  The purpose of these appendices to the existing Design and Construction of Roads and Accesses to Adoptable Standards Guide is to minimise the proliferation of different paving and surfacing materials throughout the City and sets out palettes of materials for adopted highways.

 

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