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Outdoor spaces and public buildings

Accessible communities enable people to stay connected, participate in social activities and access local services and facilities. Well-maintained and well-lit streets, clear signposting, green spaces and public toilets all support older people to stay active and lead independent lives.

Outdoor Space and Public Buildings

What sort of projects might be relevant to this domain?

  • Making sure parks and green spaces can be enjoyed by everyone (lighting, benches etc.)
  • Improving access to community buildings to enable everyone to participate
  • Ensuring access to toilets in places where they are  needed (e.g. town centres, parks, walking routes)
  • Crossing places are easy to use by people with sensory impairment or mobility issues.