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Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance on safer public spaces - urban centres and green spaces

This guidance document focuses on design principles for safer urban centres and green spaces in Scotland during the coronavirus crisis. It contains information and examples of interventions that may be undertaken by owners and operators of public spaces to keep people safe, as restrictions relax.

64 page PDF

6.9 MB

64 page PDF

6.9 MB

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance on safer public spaces - urban centres and green spaces
3. Identification of issues in urban centres and green spaces

64 page PDF

6.9 MB

3. Identification of issues in urban centres and green spaces

Using the latest Scottish Government advice on physical distancing, this decision tree sets out a process to identify issues and interventions for maintaining physical distancing in urban centres and green spaces.

It will be important to identify the key design issues and potential temporary interventions related to physical distancing in urban centres and green spaces. This will be particularly important in focal zones, which are those areas with the densest development and where high levels of footfall are expected. The following steps could be applied:

flow chart illustrating considerations in the decision making process

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