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Street Furniture, Nameplates & Signs

Street Furniture

In Bournemouth, the Council is responsible for the maintenance of:

  • Bollards
  • Road markings and lines
  • Pedestrian guardrails and barriers
  • Crash barriers
  • Amenity bench seats
  • Some raised planting tubs, bowls and containers
  • Temporary cones, bollards and barriers

Theft and vandalism of street furniture or the removal of barriers around excavation works can lead to serious accidents. Please report any instances you see on 01202 451199.

 

Street Nameplates

The Council is responsible for the maintenance of 9,500 street nameplates in Bournemouth. There is a policy of replacing old nameplates, as they become damaged, with new style signs that bear the Council's corporate logo. 

The materials used provide a retroreflective Class 2 background to the sign and the support legs are manufactured from recycled plastic.

Theft and vandalism of street nameplates can lead to serious delays in the response to 999 calls by the emergency services. Please report any instances you see using the contact details below.

 

Signs

In Bournemouth, the Council is responsible for the maintenance of:

  • National Direction Signs
  • Local Direction Signs
  • Traffic Regulation Signs
  • Traffic Information Signs on Wessex Way (A338)
  • Car Park Information Signs
  • Public Footpath Signs

The sign production unit at Southcote Road is fully equipped to offer a rapid response service to signing requirements, including for emergencies.

Theft and vandalism of traffic signs can lead to serious accidents, examples are the removal or reversal of a ‘No Entry’ sign, or the covering of a ‘Keep Left’ bollard with personal greetings banners or advertising posters. Please report any instances you see using the contact details below.

 

Private Traffic Signs

If you would like to request a private traffic sign for your business or organisation, please complete this application form|.  Please note that there are srtict restrictions on the types of signs permitted and that all costs must be met by the applicant.  Please note that only direction signs will be considered and advertising is not permitted.

 

Contact Us

Please report all instances of damage, theft or vandalism to the Highways team via email |on (01202) 451199 (during office hours), or (01202) 451145 (outside office hours)

Related Information

 

Mail Address

Highways Department
Town Hall Annexe
St Stephen’s Road
Bournemouth
BH2 6EA

Telephone 01202 451199
Out of Hours Telephone Number

Out of Hours:
01202 451145

Email Highways
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