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Section 38 Works – Building Roads to Last

Manchester Road Surfacing Ltd

Your Premier Partner for Road Adoption Services

Welcome to Manchester Road Surfacing, where we specialise in bringing new roads and infrastructure to life under Section 38 agreements. With a focus on building durable, safe, and compliant road networks, we ensure seamless transitions from construction to local authority adoption. Our expertise in Section 38 works demonstrates our commitment to enhancing urban development and community connectivity through superior road construction services.

Section 38 Surfacing Solutions

Understanding Section 38 Agreements

A Section 38 agreement is a legal arrangement between developers and local highway authorities that allows newly constructed roads, footpaths, and associated infrastructure to be adopted and maintained by the local authority.

This process ensures that the infrastructure is built to the required standards and, once completed, provides public access and ongoing maintenance under the council’s remit. Section 38 is essential for developers looking to create lasting value and ensure the long-term sustainability of their projects.

Our Section 38 Services

Services We Offer:

  • Pre-Construction Consultation: Collaborating with developers and local authorities from the outset to ensure all plans meet regulatory standards and are primed for successful adoption.
  • Design and Planning: Utilising the latest in engineering and design technology to create infrastructure that is not only functional but also integrates seamlessly with existing road networks.
  • Construction and Development: From the initial groundwork to the final surfacing, our team employs the highest quality materials and construction techniques to ensure durability and compliance.
  • Liaison and Legal Support: Navigating the complexities of Section 38 agreements requires expert knowledge. We provide ongoing liaison with local authorities and legal support to streamline the adoption process.
Our Quality Approach

Why Choose Manchester Road Surfacing for Section 38 Works?

  • Proven Expertise: With years of experience in the industry, we have a track record of delivering Section 38 projects that stand the test of time.
  • Quality and Compliance: Our commitment to using the best materials and adherence to the strictest standards ensures that every project is built for longevity and ease of adoption.
  • Efficient Project Management: Our skilled project managers keep developments on track, within budget, and in line with all necessary legal and regulatory requirements.
  • Customer-Centric Approach: We pride ourselves on transparent communication and tailored solutions to meet our clients' unique needs and objectives.

Getting Started with Your Section 38 Project

Embarking on a new development or need expert assistance with road adoption services?

Manchester Road Surfacing is here to guide you through every step of the Section 38 process.

Contact us today to learn more about how we can make your next project a success, ensuring your development leaves a lasting legacy and contributes positively to the community’s infrastructure.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about Section 38 Works

What is a Section 38 Agreement?

A Section 38 agreement is a legal arrangement between a developer and the local highway authority that allows for new roads and associated infrastructure built by the developer to be adopted and maintained by the authority. This process ensures that the roads are constructed to the authority's standards and specifications.

Why is a Section 38 Agreement important?

Section 38 agreements are crucial for ensuring that newly constructed roads meet the required safety and quality standards before they become public highways. These agreements also facilitate the smooth transfer of maintenance responsibilities from the developer to the local authority, ensuring long-term upkeep and accessibility.

What services does Manchester Road Surfacing provide under Section 38?

Manchester Road Surfacing offers a comprehensive range of Section 38 services, including:

  • Pre-construction advice and consultation
  • Detailed design and planning that meets local authority standards
  • High-quality construction and development of roads and infrastructure
  • Assistance with legal and regulatory processes to secure adoption
How does Manchester Road Surfacing ensure compliance with local authority standards?

Our team has extensive experience and a thorough understanding of the standards and specifications required by local highway authorities. We ensure compliance through meticulous planning, design, and construction practices, alongside regular communication and coordination with the authorities throughout the project.

Can Manchester Road Surfacing handle both the construction and the adoption process?

Yes, we specialise in managing the entire lifecycle of Section 38 projects, from initial design and construction to the final adoption process. Our integrated approach ensures a seamless transition and efficient handling of all aspects related to the road adoption.

Who maintains the road until it is adopted?

Until the local highway authority officially adopts the road under a Section 38 agreement, maintenance responsibilities typically lie with the developer. Manchester Road Surfacing can provide maintenance services during this interim period to ensure the road remains safe and compliant.