Statistics for the Annually replacement of Road Studs

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Dear Sefton Borough Council,

In brief my Company, Cyclops Road Studs Ltd has developed a device that illuminates road markings with UK, USA, CHINA & EUROPE patents granted and further patents pending globally.

I would very much appreciate information for the number of Road Studs that are replaced Annually in the UK within your Region? And the total miles of roads that your calculation is taken from for your region?
I understand that this is information that will be held on your behalf by various contractors and I have tried unsuccessfully to date to get access to the statistics I require by contacting the various manufacturers and road marking companies.

The only guide I have managed to source to Date is an online article which states that there are approx. 5oo Million Road Studs in the UK?

I have been advised to request an FOI in order to get these figures as I have been unable to get the information, I require from any of the contacts I have approached previously, and this seems to be the only option left to me


Yours faithfully,

Thomas Barker

Information, Sefton Borough Council

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Information request
Our reference: 2066265


Dear Mr Barker
Freedom of Information Act 2000
Thank you for your request for information that was received on 4 March
2019 concerning Road Studs.
We are dealing with your request under the Freedom of Information Act
2000 and we aim to send a response by 1 April 2019.
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Yours sincerely
Andrew Sawyer
Highway Maintenance Manager
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Information request
Our reference: 2066265


Dear Mr Barker
Thank you for your request for information received on 4 March 2019.
Please find attached our response to your request.
Yours sincerely
Andrew Sawyer
Highway Maintenance Manager
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