January 15, 2024

Last year, colleagues from Highgate Cemetery joined the Healthy Parks and Green Space Network I jointly run with Gemma Moore and Liza Griffin from UCL’s Bartlett Faculty. The Cemetery team also generously hosted our first in-person meeting, in one of their chapels. We organised a “green walk” to this from Archway station to help participants

June 1, 2022

One of the joys of working on the Parks for Health project (and there were many) was feeling part of a team. The respect for each other of the Camden and Islington green spaces officers, their public health colleagues and partners from the VCSE and health sectors was manifest from the outset. Partly this was

December 10, 2021

One of the most powerful ideas to emerge from Future Parks Accelerator initiative Parks for Health is the transformative potential of ‘Yes’. If permission not prohibition becomes the default position, what would this mean for local residents? How could saying ‘yes’ help achieve the vision of Camden and Islington’s parks as welcoming, happy and healthy