STREETSCAPE GUIDANCE

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INTRODUCTION

PART A

A vision for London’s streets

PART B

From strategy to delivery

PART C

New measures for new challenges

PART D

Balancing priorities

PART F

Appendix

PART E

Physical design and materials

SECTION 6

Introduction

SECTION 7

High quality footways

SECTION 8

Carriageways

SECTION 9

Crossings

SECTION 10

Kerbside activity

SECTION 11

Footway amenities

SECTION 12

Safety and functionality

SECTION 13

Street environment

SECTION 14

Transport interchanges

Streetscape Guidance

Contents

INTRODUCTION

1.1 Background ....................................... 01

1.2 What is Streetscape Guidance?.......... 02

1.3 Who is Streetscape Guidance for?..... 03

1.4 How should I use the document?...... 03

1.5 How is the document relevant

to my work? ..................................... 04

1.6 How do I collaborate?....................... 05

1.7 Engagement and approvals................ 06

1.8 How and when should I engage

with TfL? .......................................... 06

1.9 What is the Streetscape Design

Review Group?.................................. 07

1.10 Do I require approval?........................ 08

PART A

A vision for London’s streets

2.1 Planning for the future....................... 10

2.2 The Mayor’s Transport Strategy......... 12

2.3 The Roads Task Force........................ 12

2.4 Creating common understanding

through Street Types......................... 13

2.5 Street design principles...................... 15

PART B

From strategy to delivery

3.1 Bringing it all together........................ 18

3.2 A bold new approach......................... 20

3.3 Enhancing a cultural heart.................. 22

3.4 Changing the purpose of the street.... 24

3.5 Rebalancing user needs...................... 26

3.6 Reversing a gyratory........................... 28

3.7 Simplifying a junction......................... 30

3.8 Making the most of constrained

space ............................................... 32

3.9 Facilitating local businesses............... 34

3.10 Good ordinary................................... 36

3.11 Accommodating all users.................. 38

3.12 Reflecting local character................... 40

3.13 Rebranding a town centre.................. 42

PART C

New measures for new challenges

4.1 Encouraging innovation and creativity.47

4.2 Trials and tests ................................. 49

4.3 Infrastructure and assets fit for

the future .......................................... 50

4.4 Making more efficient and flexible

use of space ..................................... 52

4.5 Intelligent systems and management.54

4.6 Changing behaviour and enabling

different choices................................ 54

PART D

Balancing priorities

3.14 Ensuring good design......................... 44 5.1 Accommodating movement.............. 57

5.2 Understanding competing demands.. 57

5.3 Recognising place.............................. 58

5.4 Function, performance and form....... 59

5.5 Facilitating place................................ 61

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