Exploring the 6 Types of Tactile Paving

The majority of shoppers will only return to town centres after the Covid-19 lockdown if they feel they are safe and there is social distancing in place, such as demarcation.

But one thing is clear, social distancing and clear demarcation are critical factors in attracting people back to buy goods and spend their money in UK town centres.

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The Role of Hostile Architecture 

Anti Sitting studs

Hostile architecture is everywhere in the majority of towns and cities across the UK. Nonetheless, the issue remains contentious, and those who disparage its use tend to distance themselves or refuse to contend with the consequences of the behaviour hostile architecture aims to deter. This is especially pronounced when discussing anti-homeless architecture, namely a subset of hostile architecture. 

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Integrating studs into street design for safer social distancing

Anti-Slip Demarcation Stud

The need for clear demarcation to support social distancing is becoming more important as we enter 2021.

With rapidly rising Covid-19 infections in many parts of the UK, authorities are planning ahead to ensure public, residential and commercial areas are future-proofed to protect shoppers, workers and residents.

But how can we ensure such measures are not to the detriment of the architectural environment?

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