The enjoyment people feel in moments of expression and creativity are vital to their quality of life at all ages. Self-expression but also, importantly, communal-expression are both fundamental parts of identity formation which can connect people. And the way in whch children play and have access to their neighbourhoods is a key indicator of how successfully a neighbourhood works for everyone.

  • Art, Culture leisure: Places that provide opportunities for imaginative, cultural and physical expression that go beyond public art.
  • Distinctiveness: Places that are well-designed, have a strong sense of place and are special.
  • Child Friendly: Places where children are free to move around, explore and have a sense of independence.