Guidance

Crowded places: the planning system and counter-terrorism

Guide to counter-terrorism protective security design for those involved in the planning, design and development of the built environment.

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Crowded places: the planning system and counter-terrorism

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The UK faces a significant threat from international terrorism.

This guide gives advice about counter-terrorism protective security design to anyone involved in the planning, design and development of the built environment. It covers the whole process from preparation of local planning policy to the commissioning, planning, design and management of new development schemes through to detailed building design.

The guide gives practical advice on how best to incorporate counter-terrorism protective security measures into proposed new development schemes, whilst ensuring that they are of high design quality.

Published 1 January 2012