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Shared Spaces

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 240587, tabled on 3 April 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what guidance his Department issues to local authorities on the development of shared space schemes where cyclists and motorists are required to share highway space.

Answered on

9 April 2019

The Department for Transport issued guidance on the design of cycling infrastructure in ‘Local Transport Note 2/08: Cycle Infrastructure Design’. This provides advice on a wide range of measures, including how to provide facilities for cyclists on-road.

Local Transport Note 2/08 is available from the Department’s website at:

The Department is currently updating 'Local Transport Note 2/08: Cycle Infrastructure Design'.

Guidance on providing for cyclists on the trunk road network is available in ‘Interim Advice Note 195/16: Cycle Traffic and the Strategic Road Network’, which is available at: