Roads and pavements
Public roads and footways within East Ayrshire are the responsibility of our Roads and Transportation Service.
Maintenance of public roads, footways and footpaths
We conduct cyclic inspections on all parts of the public road network throughout the year, as per the East Ayrshire Council Street Inspection Manual. We also have an annual structural maintenance programme to identify routes for resurfacing and reconstruction.
Our planned winter maintenance programme operates between October and April each year to ensure safe conditions for driving on prioritised public roads during the colder months.
Members of the public are openly encouraged to report faults or problems found on public roads.
We maintain street lighting associated with the public road network throughout East Ayrshire. We conduct inspections throughout the year along with planned maintenance to identify and repair faults.
Traffic and road safety
We are heavily involved in educating the public in all aspects of road safety. Our road safety team operates in all schools across East Ayrshire delivering a range of road safety advice to children of all ages.
We also assess and deliver a range of traffic calming measures and features throughout the public road network in an effort to make our roads safer.
Structures and design
We are responsible for maintaining structures affecting the condition of the public road network including bridges, culverts and retaining walls. A cyclic process of
We inspect all publicly maintained structures on a cyclic basis to ensure that appropriate maintenance is carried out.
Parking and mobility
We are responsible for the operation including enforcement of 17 Pay and Display parking facilities, including a multi-storey car park in Kilmarnock town centre and a further 20 free car parks throughout the area.
We are also responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of 60 on street pay and display ticket machines in Kilmarnock town centre. The application of the on street parking order is the responsibility of Strathclyde Police.
In addition, we are responsible for the provision of the Kilmarnock Shopmobility service located within Kilmarnock bus station. The service is available free of charge to anyone with mobility problems and there are a range of mobility aids on offer from walking frames to wheelchairs, both manual and powered, and powered scooters.
Bus infrastructure and interchange facilities
We have responsibility for the maintenance and upkeep of two bus stations Kilmarnock and Cumnock and over 600 bus stops, 290 of which have associated bus shelters.
Roads and Transportation Services
The Johnnie Walker Bond
15 Strand Street