20mph in my area

20Mph zone signThe rollout of 20mph speed limits in the city centre, residential and shopping streets continues.
Phases one and two of the 20mph Scheme which was launched last year are now complete.

Work to install 20mph signs and road markings advertising the new 20mph limits for phase 3  is scheduled to start in the next few months. The final phase is planned to come into force on 31 January 2018.

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
Phase Area Speed limit applies from

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

31 July 2016
Two North, south central/east 28 February 2017
Three North west/west 31 July 2017
Four South 31 January 2018

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