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7. How well kept is the area?

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What success would mean

The Department for Communities and Local Government1 has identified nine Positive Local Qualities:

“Clean and tidy, green, unpolluted, secure, safe, accessible, socially inclusive and fulfilling, economically vital and viable, physically attractive.”

A well-kept area is good for...

          Air pollution is linked to poor health, particularly in lower socioeconomic classes.

Examples of Relevant National Indicators:

Case study:
Thornhill Tidy Team

What is it?

How does it work?

Main impacts

For more information, contact
Bob Reeve
T: 0800 169 5561

1. DCLG, 2007. Local Environmental Quality: A new view on measurement.
2. Encams/Capital Standards, 2007. London: Its people and its litter.
3. London Health Commission, 2006. Sustainable Local Economies for Health project.

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