Footway maintenance

Footways are constructed and provided for pedestrian use. Island Roads has a responsibility to keep the roads and footways safe to use.

How do I report a footway defect or dangerous paving?

To report a maintenance issue with any of the public footways (pavements) across the Island, please call the Island Roads help desk on 01983 822440 or report it via our online form. 

What are Island Roads doing to make the footways safer?

Over the next seven years we will be repairing and improving the 756 kms of footways across the Island to make walking safer and more enjoyable. The new footway surfaces will be smoother, safer and longer lasting.

We’ll start by addressing the worst footways on the Island, so not all of the footways in your area will be completed at the same time. Footways in generally good condition may only get basic attention to bring them up to standard during the first few years.

Islandís iconic coastal road set to be improved in major resurfacing scheme

A seven-and-a-half-mile section of one of the UKís best-known and most photographed sections of highway... more >

Boardwalk solution secures future of popular footpath

A popular footpath closed following a major landslip is back in use thanks a new timber boardwalk constructed... more >



Cookies on the Island Roads website

We use cookies and similar technologies on our websites to help provide you with the best possible experience. By using our sites and apps, you agree that we may store and access cookies and similar technologies on your device. I understand (close this notice)
You can find out more in our Cookies Policy.