What we’re working on


This roadmap shows what we’re working on and planning to do.

Some things on the roadmap might change — the purpose is to tell you what’s coming up and help service teams prepare and plan their own work.

See our GitHub team board for more details on our plans and day-to-day activities.

Last updated 24 August 2023.

Recently shipped

We recently:

Working on now

We’re working on GOV.UK Frontend v5.0 which includes:

We’re also:

  • making it easier for teams to share their findings from user research
  • updating the components, patterns and styles to be compliant with WCAG 2.2
  • making it easier for teams to understand what’s changed in WCAG 2.2 and what they need to do
  • running more workshops on accessibility
  • organising Design System Day 2023
  • updating the typographic scale, including increasing the minimum text size on mobile

Coming up next

We’re getting ready to:

  • add the Show password component to the Design System (thanks to Andy Sellick)
  • improve the way we organise technical documentation on the website
  • start working on the next pattern, Navigation
  • run a discovery to understand how the Design System might better support teams on what they’re building today and in the future

Future plans

We plan to:

Need help?

If you’ve got a question about the GOV.UK Design System, contact the team.