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What is Active Design?

Active Design is essential for ensuring and enabling communities to be more active, but what exactly is it? It is a planning approach that designs streets and buildings that support the physical health and well-being of residents. There are 10 principals:

  1. Activity for all
  2. Walkable communities
  3. Providing connected active travel routes
  4. Mixing uses and co-locating facilities
  5. Network of multi-functional open spaces
  6. High-quality streets and spaces
  7. Providing activity infrastructure
  8. Active buildings, inside and out
  9. Maintaining high-quality flexible spaces
  10. Activating spaces

Read more on the Sport England website

And watch a video explaining Active Design in more detail