Creating Healthy Places For All Ages

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Healthy Ageing2

Who this event is for

  • Everyone




Oxfordshire is a hotbed of thinking and action on how to shape healthier places to live. Prof Georgia Butina Watson will introduce key initiatives including Healthy New Towns and Liveable Streets. Merlene Austin will zoom in to examine lessons from Barton and Scott Urban takes a close look at retrofitting streets to become more liveable - and the implications of the Covid Emergency Active Travel funding. Finally Rosie Rowe will explain how learning from Barton, Bicester and beyond can help to spread healthy place shaping across Oxfordshire.

Chair: Ben Spencer, Research Fellow in Built Environment and Healthy Ageing, Oxford Brookes

Georgia Butina Watson, Professor of Urban Design, Oxford Brookes
Merlene Austin, Community Engagement Manager, Grosvenor (developers of Barton Park, Oxford)
Scott Urban, Oxfordshire Liveable Streets (TBC)
Rosie Rowe, Oxfordshire’s lead for Healthy Place Shaping