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  • Created 3 years ago

    The Inclusive and Accessible Stadia Report

    London Sport
    This study presents information about the service disabled spectators receive and the issues they face when attending a sporting event, in order to ensure that their rights are properly recognised in this area. It discusses the barriers they face when planning attendance, buying tickets, travelling to and from the venue and the overall experience of the sporting event. It then discusses what aids and adaptations would help disabled supp...
  • Created 3 years ago

    Towards an Active Nation

    London Sport
    In December 2015, the Government published Sporting Future: A New Strategy for an Active Nation. It sets a bold and ambitious direction for sport policy which has been widely welcomed. It looks beyond simple participation to how sport changes lives and becomes a force for social good. At its heart are five outcomes: physical wellbeing, mental wellbeing, individual development, social and community development and economic development.  ...
  • Created 3 years ago

    Sport in the UK: Facts and Figures

    London Sport
    Resource providing key facts and figures, along with resource links, across fields that are relevant to physical activity and sport participation: Economy/Finance/Funding  Major Events  Physical Health  Mental Health  Sports Volunteering  Social Cohesion  Crime and Anti-Social Behaviour  Participation  Sports Clubs  Facilities and Access  School Sport  London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games  Local Authorities
  • Created 3 years ago

    Dashboard Data Set: Facilities

    London Sport
    This dataset presents Sport England Active Places Power data for 2016. Data is broken down by:   - Total number of sports clubs/venues by borough  - Percentage of club/venues out of London total  - Club membership rates by borough  - Total number of sports facilities by borough  - Percentage of facilities out of London total  - Percentage of facility ownership by type  - Total number of facilities by type of sport
  • Updated 3 years ago

    Guidance for Outdoor Sport and Play

    London Sport
    This guidance is useful for practitioners looking to ensure the provision of outdoor sport is maintained. Facility and infrastructure advice is presented to support methods of provision. Fields in Trust have constructed a number of benchmarking tools which relate to the quantity and quality of outdoor spaces. These benchmarks form a suitable basis for informing planning policies and decisions.
  • Updated 3 years ago

    Creating places that promote physical activity: Perceiving is believing

    London Sport
    This article reviews evidence related to the effect of the environment on physical activity. This review examines evidence on the relationship of rates of physical activity to the perceived aesthetics, safety and comfort of public places, such as streets and parks
  • Updated 3 years ago

    Active Design

    London Sport
    Active Design is an innovative set of design guidelines to get more people moving through suitable design and layout. Decisions made through the planning system often provide the opportunity to create the right environment to help people get more active, more often. Active Design provides practical guidance and principles that can be used in the day to day work of planners, urban designers , developers and health professionals. Active D...
  • Updated 3 years ago

    Fields of Dreams

    London Sport
    This report focuses on the usage of the Douglas Eyre Sports Centre (DESC) in Walthamstow between April 2014 - March 2015. The playing pitches at DESC have been owned and managed by London Playing Fields Foundation (LPFF), but are under threat of development and so this report was written to demonstrate the sporting value of the facility and playing pitches in cost-saving terms. This was comissioned by Substance, using the Sportworks val...