20mph in my area

More 20mph streets coming to Edinburgh on 28 February 2017The rollout of 20mph speed limits in the city centre, residential and shopping streets continues with phase two coming into force on 28 February 2017.

Phase one, covering the city centre and rural west Edinburgh, came into effect at the end of July 2016. The second stage of the citywide scheme consists of two zones, Zone 2 (North) and Zone 3 (South Central/East).

Work to install 20mph signs and road markings advertising the new 20mph limits in these zones is underway in advance of the slower speed limit coming into force from 28 February 2017.

We will also be putting up bus shelter and lamp post adverts and temporary signs at various locations to provide further information about the changes.

Use our interactive map, or download maps, to see 20mph streets in your area below.

How will I know I am in a 20mph area?

Large 20mph signs will mark the entrance and exit of a 20mph area where the speed limit changes, followed by smaller repeater signs or road markings with the speed limit.

Timetable for implementation
Zone Area Speed limit applies from

City centre and rural west (including South Queensferry, Kirkliston, Ratho, Currie and Balerno)

31 July 2016
Two North 28 February 2017
Three South central/east 28 February 2017
Four North west 31 July 2017
Five West 31 July 2017
Six South 31 January 2018

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