‘Everyone should have easy access to good quality green-space and opportunities to experience nature close to where they live.’

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John Robertson
‘Everyone should have easy access to good quality green-space and opportunities to experience nature close to where they live.’

Scottish National Heritage has just launched a new research project into how the current growth of new social/affordable housebuilding in Scotland can include the above entitlement. We already know that such access can bring a range of health benefits both physical and mental. Given the increasing demands on our NHS, this makes good economic sense too. The research on how including a green infrastructure within and around new social housing developments will report in April 2018. As you probably know…

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John Robertson
‘Everyone should have easy access to good quality green-space and opportunities to experience nature close to where they live.’