Table 3 : Design Guidelines for Industrial Zone

[ Table Summary ]

Issue
Objective
Guidelines
Environmental Impact Locate industry to ensure minimal negative impacts on surroundings
  • Minimise negative visual impact by provision of landscape buffer

  • Maintain breezeways 

  • Respect land uses in neighbouring zones by provision of buffers

Vehicular Circulation Create an efficient layout for internal circulation and project a positive image of the industrial area
  • Provide good connection to road infrastructure

  • Create a grand entrance for projecting a positive image

  • Provide separate access for delivery and management

  • Avoid through traffic in planning road alignments

  • Provide landscape fingers to surrounding roads

  • Provide an efficient layout for emergency vehicle access

  • Provide easily accessible public transport

  • Provide adequate parking

  • Discourage on-street parking

  • Incorporate a central car park as focal point of an industrial area

  • Use screen planting to hide the parking area

Pedestrian Circulation Provide safe and efficient pedestrian networks to and through the industrial development
  • Separate vehicle and pedestrian movements

  • Provide convenient public transport facilities and supporting facilities at the most accessible location

  • Incorporate traffic calming measures

  • Provide access for the disabled

  • Provide adequate pavement width

  • Consider incorporating podium circulation routes for pedestrians

  • Create vitality in the streetscape

  • Provide adequate open space

  • Provide open space as development focus

  • Create secondary landscape landmarks

Open Space Maximise available and usable open space for workforce
  • Provide accessible and attractive open space

  • Provided linkages between open space

  • Incorporate open space with pedestrian network

 

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