Masonry parapets are designed to provide protection for road users. This guidance document is designed to bring
up to date previous advice on the design, assessment and strengthening of masonry parapets, drawing together
guidance previously available in BS 6779:1999 Part 4 and in research papers, and bringing the terminology used in
line with that used in BS EN 1317-2:1998 and BS EN 1996-1-1:2005.
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