The online Place Standard tool is currently undergoing some essential maintenance and will be offline for a short while.  We are really sorry for any inconvenience that this might cause and we hope to be up and running again very soon. You can still access the Place Standard in PDF format at the link below and a host of guidance and resources.  If you have any questions in the meantime then please get in touch at

Place Standard PDF

The updated Place Standard tool is easy to use and a full copy of the tool as a PDF can be downloaded here.

Download the Place Standard tool as a PDF

Place Standard Guide

We have developed a range of guidance, resources and additional materials which will guide you to plan and carry out your assessment. Read on to find out what is available.

Access the Place Standard Guide