Spatial planning for health: evidence review

This review provides public health planners and local communities with evidence informed principles for designing healthy places.


Spatial planning for health: an evidence resource for planning and designing healthier places

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This report provides the findings from an evidence review examining the links between health, and the built and natural environment to help inform policy and support local action.

The review concentrated on 5 built environment topics:

  • neighbourhood design
  • housing
  • access to healthier food
  • natural and sustainable environment
  • transport

You can download the diagrams developed for each one of the built environment topics separately.

Published 6 July 2017