Briefing: The Place Standard: A tool to get people talking about places

Policy product type
LGiU essential policy briefing
Published date
April 14, 2016
Andrew Ross, LGiU Associate
Issues Covered
  • community facilities
  • community participation
  • community safety
  • impact on health and wellbeing
  • local transport
  • service integration
  • urban design
  • urban planning
Crime, policing and community safety, Economy and Regeneration, Health, public health, adult social care, Housing and Planning, Rural issues, Transport, Voluntary Sector and Community Engagement
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The Place Standard is a simple question and answer tool to help evaluate the quality of a place. The graphic generated by the tool can be used by communities and agencies to discuss what is good already, and to prioritise actions to improve health and wellbeing locally.

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