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Lesley Mountford - 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games Legacy: regenerating for health

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Lesley Mountford, Joint Director of Public Health, NHS North East London and the
City/London Borough of Hackney
Andre Pinto Regeneration Manager, Public Health Directorate, Newham
London 2012 Olympic Legacy


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Lesley Mountford - 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games Legacy: regenerating for health

  1. 1. Lesley Mountford - Director of Public Health Hackney and the City of LondonAndré Pinto - Regeneration Manager, Newham
  2. 2. The UK bid for the right to host the 2012 games, already included the issue of Legacy:“The most enduring legacy of the Olympics will be the regeneration of an entire community for the direct benefit of everyone who lives there”
  3. 3. The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in2030 – Facts & Figures• Largest new park since Victorian times;• Covers an area of 64.48 hectares in east London;• 35 km of pathways & cycle paths;• 20 sports & activities;• 65km of waterways;• 357 football pitches of landscaped open space;• 8,000 new homes;• Potential for 100,000 new jobs.
  4. 4. The Boroughs in the context of London • High levels of deprivation • High proportion of overcrowding • High unemployment • High rates of childhood obesity – diabetes risk • Higher death rates, cancer and cardiovascular disease
  5. 5. The Boroughs in the context of LondonIndex of Multiple Deprivation 2010, LondonSource: English Indices ofDeprivation 2010 – A LondonPerspective, GLA
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  7. 7. The scale of the challenge Local Authorities in London compared to the Strategic Health Authority average Source: Health Profiles 2011, Public Health Observatories
  8. 8. Success stories - people
  9. 9. Success stories - places
  10. 10. An opportunity for Public Health“Within 20 years the communities who host the 2012 Games will have the same social and economic chances as their neighbours across London” Host Boroughs Strategic Regeneration Framework, 2009 Endorsed by Mayor of London… and embedded into regional and local plans and strategies and it is also the main driver of the SRF.
  11. 11. Integration of health into urban planningand design (practice)Hot Food Takeaway Active travelControl
  12. 12. Integration of health into urban planningand design (practice) New Age Games Personal Best Estate to Plate
  13. 13. Integration of health into urban planningand design (policies)
  14. 14. Any questions?

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