This way to better residential streets


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Inside you will find

  • An analysis of the factors impeding good street design 
  • An overview of how good design helps to connect and structure neighbourhoods
  • Recommend ideas for improvement

This will interest

  • City planners
  • Urban designers 
  • Highways professionals
  • Councillors
  • Developers
  • Anyone concerned with the quality of new residential neighbourhoods.

Too many neighbourhoods are structured around cars. Design Council Cabe believes that this needs to change.  

This report sets out our investigation into residential street design using examples from across England and Scotland. 


For more information please contact:

Brian Quinn, 2007-19 Lead Advisor, Cities Programme

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