20mph Places

Already more than half of the largest 40 urban authorities in the UK have a policy of setting 20mph as the default for all their streets.

The complete list of places implementing a community-wide 20mph default with populations are :-

Bath & NE Somerset (175500)
Bolton (139403)
Borders Council (115270)
Brampton (4,862)
Brighton & Hove (273400)
Bristol (428100)
Bury (60718)
Calderdale (200100)
Cambridge (122700)
Camden (LB) (220100)
Cheshire West & Chester (332000)
Chichester (22731)
City of Birmingham (1074300)
City of Cardiff (346100)
City of Leeds (751,500)
City of London (LB) (400000)
City of Manchester (502900)
City of Westminster(LB) (255,324)
Clackmannanshire (51,400)
Coventry (316900)
Croydon (LB) (364800)
Darlington (106100)
Dent ( 785)
Ealing (LB) (342500)
East Lothian (105790)
Edinburgh (495360)
Faversham (19136)
Fife (368,100)
Fressingfield (900)
Glasgow City (598830)
Greenwich(LB) (255500)
Hackney (LB) (247200)
Hammersmith & Fulham (LB) (182400)
Haringey (LB) (255500)
Hounslow (LB) (265568)
Islington (LB) (206300)
Kensington & Chelsea (LB) (156,197)
Lambeth (LB) (304500)
Lancashire (1461400)
Leicester (329600)
Lewisham (275885)
Limpley Stoke (900)
Liverpool (465700)
Middlesbrough (138400)
Middleton (500)
Newcastle-upon-Tyne (279100)
Norwich (213,166)
Nottingham (303900)
Otley (14124)
Oxford (150200)
Portsmouth (205400)
Rochdale (211900)
Sefton (272000)
Sheffield (551800)
Shipley (28162)
Southampton (239700)
Southwark (LB) (288700)
St Helens (102629)
Tonbridge (117842)
Tower Hamlets (LB) (256000)
Tregony (1000)
Waltham Forest(LB) (259700)
West Dunbartonshire (89,600)
Wandsworth (LB) (312145)
Warrington (202700)
Westbourne (2309)
Whitchurch, Hants (4800)
Wigan (318100)
York (197800)

These are also shown below with a 20mph or a 30km/h sign. Other icons show our local 20's Plenty campaign groups 

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  • Bob Harber
    commented 2020-11-23 18:11:00 +0000
    Upper Beeding (village in West Sussex, popn 3,000) does have a village-wide 20 mph zone. We have had it for some years now.
    Bob Harber
    Upper Beeding Parish Council
  • Duralon Combs
    commented 2016-12-22 16:29:18 +0000
    If you ask most people especially those with families they would say they support the introduction of The 20 mph in most urban setups and villages as we tend to see a lot of erratic drivers acting busy busy busy. We at https://www.loorolls.com/ totally love the idea especially near our business area in Liverpool.
  • Wanessa Lima
    commented 2016-09-23 18:42:10 +0100
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  • Rod King
    commented 2016-01-06 12:22:42 +0000

    We can do that. Note that current DfT guidance states quite clearly that arterial and main roads can be set with 20mph limits. What we say is that any speed limit above 20mph should be justifiable and take full account of the needs of vulnerable road users. Local officers, councillors and communities are best placed to decide such exceptions and inclusions.
  • David Smith
    commented 2016-01-06 10:29:07 +0000
    Thanks Rod. I’m also keen to see the population figures if possible. I know that’s not easy in a CMS environment but could they be added in brackets after the place names perhaps? I’m interested in the implementation of 20mph coverage in my town and, ideally, would like to see which areas are covered in the smaller provincial towns similar to my own. I support the lower limit in residential areas but not necessarily along arterial routes, even if they are also residential.
  • Rod King
    commented 2016-01-06 08:49:01 +0000
    Hi David

    Thanks David. The table has now been added
  • David Smith
    commented 2016-01-05 22:28:25 +0000
    The table of places shown on your old website is far easier to read than the Google map. Is it possible to include the table somewhere here as well?
  • Szymon Gorczyński
    commented 2015-12-16 18:32:32 +0000
    If you think that “20 is plenty” you’re either
    a) a pensioner who drives a Peugeot 207 and thinks “20 is plenty” on the motorway.
    b) A hipster who drives a Nissan Cube or Leaf
    c) You work for H&S.
  • Rod King
    published this page in Get your info 2015-08-16 11:06:51 +0100