Healthy High Streets
Publication date: 2018
Good read for who? Directors of Public Health, planners, architects and urban designers.
This report describes the impact of a well designed High Street on users health highlighting the importance of an inclusive environment with spaces that are walkable and easy to navigate, good crossings and resting places. Dealing with clutter and obstructions or poor transportation links all contribute to significant inequalities for many people from families to disabled people or from ethnic minority communities.
It draws on the work undertaken on health streets indicators contained in “10 Healthy Streets Indicators” developed by Lucy Saunders and offers 11 recommendations.
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