Access to parking and its arrangement on a site are major considerations when designing a mixed use development. Parking will also impact on a development’s relationship with the street and adjoing public spaces.
Parking should be one of the first aspects considered when designing a development. Efficient and effective management of parking will ensure it is functional and safe for drivers and pedestrians, while also integrating with the overall design of the building and surrounding public spaces.
This section provides detailed design guidance on vehicle and pedestrian access, car parking, and alternative parking options.