Guidance for practitioners involved in the design, planning and approval of new residential streets and modifications to existing ones.

Documents

Manual for streets

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Manual for streets: a summary

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Manual for streets: evidence and research

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This manual provides guidance about the:

  • design
  • construction
  • adoption
  • maintenance

of new residential streets. Information inside it can also be applied when redesigning existing residential streets.

The ‘Manual for streets’ has won a Royal Town Planning Institute prize. The award recognises that the document is radically changing designers’ and local authorities’ approach to residential street design for the better.