Planning Advice Note 77: designing safer places

Planning Advice Note (PAN) 77 provides advice on how planning can help to create attractive well-managed environments which help to discourage antisocial and criminal behaviour.

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Successful Places

Designing Places (2001) sets out clear national planning policy support for higher design standards. It aims to improve the quality of the environment for everyone and identifies 6 key qualities which make a successful place. All 6 principles should be taken into account when creating safer places.

 Distinctive photo

Welcoming photo

Safe & pleasant
Safe & pleasant photo

Adaptable photo

Easy to get to
Easy to get to photo

Resource efficient
Resource efficient photo


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