Designing Streets: A Policy Statement for Scotland

Designing Streets is the first policy statement in Scotland for street design and marks a change in the emphasis of guidance on street design towards place-making and away from a system focused upon the dominance of motor vehicles.


1. Designing Places: Scottish Executive 2001

2. Planning Advice Note ( PAN)76 Residential Streets: Scottish Executive 2005

3. Design Bulletin 32 ( DB32) - Layout of Residential Roads and Footpaths: Institution of Civil Engineers ( ICE) 1977. DB32 was not published in Scotland, although it has been widely used by roads authorities as a basis for Scottish standards.

4. Manual for Streets: Department for Transport 2007 gives advice for the design of residential streets in England and Wales.

5. Design Manual for Roads and Bridges ( DMRB): The Highways Agency. The DMRB suite of documents is updated several times each year.

6. Local Transport Note 2/08 Cycle Infrastructure Design: Department for Transport 2008

7. Disability Discrimination Act 2005: The Stationery Office ( TSO)

8. Planning and Buildings Standards Advice Note ( PAN)78, Inclusive Design: Scottish Executive 2006

9. Inclusive Mobility - A Guide to Best Practice on Access to Pedestrian and Transport Infrastructure: Department for Transport 2002

10. Disability Discrimination Act: Good Practice Guide for Roads: Transport Scotland 2009

11. TRL Report No. 332 - Road layout design standards and driver behaviour: Transport Research Laboratory 1998

12. TRL Report No. 661 - Manual for streets: evidence and research: Transport Research Laboratory 2007

13. Mini-roundabouts: Good Practice Guidelines: Department for Transport 2006

14. Transport (Scotland) Act 2001: The Stationery Office ( TSO)

15. Home Zones; Challenging the future of our streets: Department for Transport 2005

16. Home Zone Design Guidelines: Institute of Highway Incorporated Engineers ( IHIE) 2002

17. Shared Space Project Stage 1: Appraisal of Shared Space: Department for Transport 2009

18. Designing for Disabled People in Home Zones: Disabled Persons Transport Advisory Committee ( DPTAC) 2007

19. Local Transport Note ( LTN) 2/08 Cycle Infrastructure Design: Department for Transport 2008

20. Scottish Planning Policy ( SPP): Scottish Government 2010

21. Car Parking; What Works Where: English Partnerships 2006

22. Planning Advice Note ( PAN) 77 Designing Safer Places: Scottish Executive 2006

23. Traffic Advisory Leaflet 02/02: Department for Transport 2005

24. Guidelines for Motorcycling: Institute of Highway Incorporated Engineers ( IHIE) 2005

25. Scottish Building Standards Technical Handbooks: The Stationery Office ( TSO) (2004) revised 2007. These Technical Handbooks provide guidance on achieving the standards set in the Building (Scotland) Regulations 2004 and are available in two volumes; for Domestic buildings and for Non-domestic buildings.

26. Building (Scotland) Regulations 2004: The Stationery Office ( TSO)

27. BS 5906: 2005 - Waste management in buildings: British Standard 2005

28. Sewers for Scotland: Scottish Water (second edition) 2007

29. Sewerage (Scotland) Act 1968: The Stationery Office ( TSO)

30. The SUDS Manual: CIRIA 2007

31. Planning Advice Note ( PAN) 61: Planning and Sustainable Urban Drainage: Scottish Executive 2001

32. Water Environment and Water Services (Scotland) Act 2003 ( WEWS Act 2003)

33. Water Framework Directive: The European Water Framework Directive came into force in December 2000 and became part of UK law in December 2003.

34. Water Environment (Controlled Activities) (Scotland) Regulations 2005 ( CAR)4:

35. Flood Risk Management (Scotland) Act 2009: The Stationery Office ( TSO)

36. Drainage Assessment - A Guide for Scotland: Scottish Environmental Protection Agency/ SUDS Working Party 2005

37. SUDS for Roads: SUDS Working Party (authored WSP) 2009

38. Volume 2: NJUG Guidelines On The Positioning Of Underground Utilities Apparatus For New Development Sites (Issue 3): National Joint Utilities Group 2007

39. Tree Roots in the Built Environment: Department for Communities and Local Government 2006

40. Roads (Scotland) Act 1984: The Stationery Office ( TSO)

41. The Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions: The Stationery Office ( TSO) 2002

42. Traffic Signs Manual: Department for Transport 2006

43. BS 8300 - Design of buildings and their approaches to meet the needs of disabled people: British Standard 2009

44. BS EN 13201-2:2003: Road lighting. Performance requirements 2003

45. BS EN 13201-3:2003: Road lighting. Part 3: Calculation of performance 2003

46. BS EN 13201-4:2003: Road lighting. Methods of measuring lighting performance 2003

47. BS 5489-1:2003+A2:2008: Code of Practice for the Design of Road Lighting. Lighting of Roads and Public Amenity Areas (Amended 2008)

48. Controlling Light Pollution and Reducing Lighting Energy Consumption: Scottish Government (Web only from 2007

49. Planning Advice Note ( PAN) 51: Planning, Environmental Protection and Regulation (Revised 2006)

50. Highway Risk and Liability Claims: UK Roads Board and the Institution of Civil Engineers ( ICE) 2009

51. Scotland Act 1998: The Stationery Office ( TSO)

52. Road Traffic Act 1988: The Stationery Office ( TSO)

53. Statutory Code of Practice on the Disability Equality Duty (England and Wales) 2005: The Disability Rights Commission ( DRC)

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