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Path Bridges - Planning, Design, Construction and Maintenance (Paths for All)
Fully illustrated manual to providing bridges on paths. All aspects are covered from planning to maintenance. This guide replaces the Countryside Commission for Scotland publication 'Footbridges in the Countryside' (1989). Detailed information is given about initial site assessment and detailed site survey - choosing a site for construction and understanding its requirements and constraints to enable an efficient and safe build.

The Field Heel Test (Paths for All)
Fully illustrated, step-by-step guide to how to perform a simple field heel test to estimate the strength of the soil, where the path will be built. It will provide a guide to determining soil hardness, depth of sub base material and whether or not to install geotextile between soil and path sub base layers.

Upland Pathwork - Construction Standards for Scotland (Upland Path Advisory Group)
New 3rd edition good practice guidance manual covering the practical aspects of upland pathwork techniques including drainage, surfacing and site restoration. The manual also covers the basic principles in which the techniques should be used when upland pathworks are carried out.


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