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School Crossing Patrols

School Crossing PatrolSchool crossing patrols are provided where children are in danger from road traffic when walking to and from school. Patrols could be anywhere on a direct route, not necessarily directly outside a school.

To report a problem with an existing school crossing patrol, contact the Council's Facilities Services team by email to

If you would like to request a new school crossing patrol, contact our Transportation Unit. We will carry out a survey of the area to see if it meets the national criteria for patrols.

By law, drivers must stop when a school crossing patrol shows a 'Stop' for children sign.