Creating an open space strategy: a guide to best practice


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Inside you will find

  • Practical guidance on how to prepare, deliver, monitor and review an open space strategy
  • examples of best practice examples from around the country 

This will interest

  • Anyone preparing an open space strategy
  • Local authority planning and open space management staff
  • Local authority departments dealing with leisure, housing, highways, education and culture

Drawing on Design Council Cabe's five-year history of support across England to those producing open space strategies, this guide clarifies the value and benefits of a strategic approach to open spaces.

Developed jointly with the Greater London Authority, we provides a single guide for England and best practice guidance of the London Plan.


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