Briefing: Place Matters

Policy product type
LGiU essential policy briefing
Published date
July 20, 2017
Janet Sillett Head of Briefings, LGiU
Issues Covered
  • community engagement
  • healthy places
  • identity and place
  • planning and wellbeing
  • what makes places work
Culture and sport, Economy and Regeneration, Health, public health, adult social care, Housing and Planning, Public Service Reform and Corporate Performance, Voluntary Sector and Community Engagement, Welfare and Equalities
Related briefings

Making sense of a sense of place: a planning perspective (with links to other relevant briefings)

The Place Standard: a tool to get people talking about places

RIBA City Health Check

Place-based health: step forward local government

Planning healthier places: integrating public health and planning




What is a sense of place and why should it matter to every local authority and how can councils foster a positive sense of place? This briefing provides an introduction to a future series of briefings exploring place and planning, wellbeing, the arts, engagement, regeneration and new places.

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