London Healthy Urban Development Unit (HUDU)

The London Healthy Urban Development Unit is a team of town planners working to maximise the opportunities for aligning the health and planning agendas. The unit engages planners and health professionals to integrate health considerations into planning policy decisions and promote healthy urban development. HUDU has developed tools and guidance to assess the health impacts…

Plymouth HIA and transport scheme

The cross-over between environment and health was recognised in the East End Transport Scheme in Plymouth, which began in 2009. The Scheme was a major project that includes construction of a new public transport corridor, changes to traffic flow, new facilities for cyclists and pedestrians, and improvements to local areas that had experienced significant disruption…