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Construction Site Walkway Matting

Walkway matting on a construction or building site serves several purposes, especially considering the often variable and challenging British weather conditions.

It provides a stable and secure surface for workers to walk on. Construction sites can become muddy and slippery, particularly after rain, which is common in the UK. The matting helps prevent slips, trips, and falls, among the most common accidents on construction sites.

Secondly, walkway matting can aid in site organisation. It can be used to clearly mark walkways and safe pedestrian routes around the site, keeping workers away from hazardous areas and ensuring that vehicles and pedestrians are sharing different spaces.

Finally, it's an aspect of site housekeeping. Keeping a tidy site is important for safety, efficiency, and professionalism. Walkway matting helps reduce the spread of mud and debris around the site and into public areas or roads, which can be a particular concern in urban construction sites. Especially those signed up to the Considerate Constructions Scheme (CCS).

Main Benefits of Walkway Matting:

Heavy-Duty and Trade Rated

Our mats are built to withstand the toughest conditions. They are heavy-duty and trade-rated, ensuring they can handle the toughest conditions, even in high-traffic areas.


We understand that Construction sites can get messy and the importance of maintaining site cleanliness and conditions. Especially when conforming to the Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS). That's why our mats are easy to clean, with minimal effort.

High Traction

Safety is paramount on Construction Sites. Our mats offer high traction, even in wet or muddy conditions, reducing the risk of slips and falls.


Our mats are rugged and weatherproof, built to withstand rain, snow, and everything in between, keeping your pathways safe and slip-free.

Modular and Portable

Modular mats allow you to create customised, easy-to-move walkways, ensuring clear and organised movement across your site. They are also portable, making setup and relocation simple and adapting to the constant changes on site.

Things to consider:

Several factors should be considered when purchasing construction site walkway matting to ensure the purchase meets personal and professional requirements. Here's a bullet list of things to consider:

  • Durability and Material Quality: Look for high-quality, durable materials that withstand heavy foot traffic. Consider weather-resistant materials suitable for varied conditions.
  • Safety Standards Compliance: Ensure the matting meets UK health and safety standards for construction sites. For example, “The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015” emphasize the planning and management of safety on site. Walkway matting should be part of the overall site safety plan.
  • Size and Adaptability: Plan where the matting will be used to ensure proper coverage and strategic walkway placement. Consider Modular matting that can be easily customised and adapted to accommodate continuous “phase” changes.
  • Ease of Installation and Maintenance: Opt for matting that is quick to install and re-locate if needed. Choose materials that are easy to clean and maintain.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is walkway matting required by law?

In the UK, the law does not explicitly state the specific requirement for construction walkway matting. However, the law does require that construction sites be safe and without health risks. The Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 places a duty on employers to ensure the safety of all employees and anyone affected by their work, as reasonably practicable. This includes providing a safe working environment.

Additionally, the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 (CDM 2015) set out specific requirements for managing health, safety, and welfare when carrying out construction projects. Under these regulations, there is an emphasis on planning and managing the construction work so that risks are controlled from start to finish, including providing safe access to and around the site.

What are the different construction site walkway matting types available?

  • Modular Rubber Matting
  • Rubber Matting Rolls
  • Hi-visibility construction site matting.
  • Anti-Slip Rubber matting

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