The TCPA has long championed that the way places are planned, designed, built and managed has a significant influence over whether communities are able to live healthy lives. The built and natural environments are important determinants of health and shape health inequalities.
We can offer councils and communities advice about planning healthier, more active environments and ensuring that plans and policies help deliver public health objectives. Evidence shows that creating ‘complete, compact and connected’ neighbourhoods – otherwise known as 20-minute neighbourhoods – results in places that are healthier to live in and contribute to climate targets.
The TCPA have published a range of influential reports and practical guidance documents which can be found in our Resource library.
Please contact Gemma Hyde for further information.