Resources and support to integrate health into urban planning

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Evidence connecting urban design with health

Resources on data linking health to the built environment, and ideas, interventions and examples of good practice

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Urban environment and health inequalities

Those that live in the ‘least healthy’ urban areas are often those who suffer the most inequalities (economic, health, etc.) – so improving the quality of urban spaces can help to reduce inequalities.

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Personal experiences of unhealthy places

Our films explore the impact of living in environments that are polluted and noisy, prone to developing mould, and without greenspace.

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Legal risks of not incorporating health

Coroners are now using urban environment as cause of death. This can have reputational issues for the company responsible for living environments.

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Cost/benefit analysis of incorporating health

Tools and evidence to support the cost/benefit analysis of incorporating health into urban planning and development.

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Guidance from organisations on integrating health

Reports and examples of how developers and consultancies have integrated health into their work.

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Networks and support

  • information about existing networks and membership bodies that have support integrating health into urban planning and development.
  • Contact details for queries.

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