Decision details

Determination of Polished Stone Values and High Friction Surfacing Requirements – Code of Practice

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No


A Code of Practice has been written in conjunction with national guidance to provide a clear methodology for the determination of the correct Polished Stone Values and the use of High Friction Surfacing when resurfacing the carriageway. Application of this will seek to ensure long term skid resistance is not compromised while reducing whole life maintenance costs and improving the overall sustainability of road surfacing.


The Cabinet approved the recommendation(s) as set out in the report.

Corporate Priorities : Delivering better services;

Divisions Affected: (All Divisions);

Contact: Rebecca Makinson Email:

Date of decision: 07/09/2023

Effective from: 13/09/2023