Town Planning Review

Planning for sociable green spaces after COVID-19

Town Planning Review (2021), 92, (2), 171–179.

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DOBSON, J. and DEMPSEY, N. (2020), ‘Mind the gap: does what we know about greenspace and wellbeing change what we do?’, in N. Dempsey and J. Dobson (eds), Naturally Challenged: Contested Perceptions and Practices in Urban Green Spaces, Basel, Springer, 143-63. Google Scholar

DOBSON, J., HARRIS, C., EADSON, W. and GORE, T. (2019), Space to Thrive: A Rapid Evidence Review of the Benefits of Parks and Green Spaces for People and Communities, London, The National Lottery Heritage Fund and The National Lottery Community Fund. Google Scholar

GREENSPACE SCOTLAND (2020), ‘ParkPower case study: Saughton Park’, https://www.greens-pacescotland.org.uk/news/parkpower-case-study-saughton-park (accessed 23 June 2020). Google Scholar

HOYLE, H., JORGENSEN, A., WARREN, P., DUNNETT, N. and EVANS, K. (2017), ‘“Not in their front yard”: the opportunities and challenges of introducing perennial urban meadows. A local authority stakeholder perspective’, Urban Forestry & Urban Greening, 25, 139-49. Google Scholar

IWUN (2019), ‘What planners and local government policymakers need to know: policy and practice brief’, http://iwun.uk/findings/ (accessed 23 June 2020). Google Scholar

MEARS, M., BRINDLEY, P., MAHESWARAN, R. and JORGENSEN, A. (2019), ‘Understanding the socioeconomic equity of publicly accessible greenspace distribution: the example of Sheffield, UK’, Geoforum, 103, 126-37. Google Scholar

MIDLANDS PARKS FORUM and CFP (2020), ‘Coronavirus and parks survey’, https://midland-sparksforum.co.uk/covid-19-parks-survey-slideshow/ (accessed 23 June 2020). Google Scholar

MORSS, A. (2020), ‘“Not just weeds”: how rebel botanists are using graffiti to name forgotten flora’, The Guardian, 1 May 2020, https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/may/01/not-just-weeds-how-rebel-botanists-are-using-graffiti-to-name-forgotten-flora-aoe (accessed 23 June 2020). Google Scholar

APSE and MIDLANDS PARKS FORUM (2020), ‘Parks remain open as councils continue to safeguard public safety’, https://apse.org.uk/apse/index.cfm/news/articles/2020/parks-remain-open-as-councils-continue-to-safeguard-public-safety/ (accessed 23 June 2020). Google Scholar

PUBLIC HEALTH ENGLAND (2014), ‘Local action on health inequalities: improving access to green spaces’, https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/355792/Briefing8_Green_spaces_health_inequalities.pdf (accessed 23 June 2020). Google Scholar

BAGGOTT, I. and HUGHES, L. (2020), ‘Information for UK government about coronavirus’, https://midlandsparksforum.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/mpf_covid19_survey_report_final.pdf (accessed 23 June 2020). Google Scholar

SHARMAN, A. and PERKINS, R. (2017), ‘Post-decisional logics of inaction: the influence of knowledge controversy in climate policy decision-making’, Environment and Planning A, 49, 2281-99. Google Scholar

DEMPSEY, N., BURTON, M. and DUNCAN, R. (2016), ‘Evaluating the effectiveness of a cross-sector partnership for green space management: the case of Southey Owlerton, Sheffield’, Urban Forestry and Urban Greening, 15, 155-64. Google Scholar

SMITH, A. (2019), ‘Justifying and resisting public park commercialisation: the battle for Battersea Park’, European Urban and Regional Studies, 26, 171-85. Google Scholar

DOBSON, J. and DEMPSEY, N. (2020), ‘Mind the gap: does what we know about greenspace and wellbeing change what we do?’, in N. Dempsey and J. Dobson (eds), Naturally Challenged: Contested Perceptions and Practices in Urban Green Spaces, Basel, Springer, 143-63. Google Scholar

WALAWALKAR, A. (2020), ‘Coronavirus UK: Jenrick has “made it clear” parks must stay open’, The Guardian, 18 April 2020, https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/18/corona-virus-uk-jenrick-has-made-it-clear-parks-must-stay-open (accessed 23 June 2020). Google Scholar

DOBSON, J., HARRIS, C., EADSON, W. and GORE, T. (2019), Space to Thrive: A Rapid Evidence Review of the Benefits of Parks and Green Spaces for People and Communities, London, The National Lottery Heritage Fund and The National Lottery Community Fund. Google Scholar

WHITE, M. P., PAHL, S., ASHBULLB, K. HERBERT, S. and DEPLEDGE, M. H. (2013), ‘Feelings of restoration from recent nature visits’, Journal of Environmental Psychology, 35, 40-51. Google Scholar

GREENSPACE SCOTLAND (2020), ‘ParkPower case study: Saughton Park’, https://www.greens-pacescotland.org.uk/news/parkpower-case-study-saughton-park (accessed 23 June 2020). Google Scholar

WHITTEN, M. (2020), ‘Valuing London’s urban green space in a time of crisis - and in everyday life’, https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lselondon/valuing-londons-urban-green-space-in-a-time-of-crisis-and-in-everyday-life/ (accessed 23 June 2020). Google Scholar

HOYLE, H., JORGENSEN, A., WARREN, P., DUNNETT, N. and EVANS, K. (2017), ‘“Not in their front yard”: the opportunities and challenges of introducing perennial urban meadows. A local authority stakeholder perspective’, Urban Forestry & Urban Greening, 25, 139-49. Google Scholar

IWUN (2019), ‘What planners and local government policymakers need to know: policy and practice brief’, http://iwun.uk/findings/ (accessed 23 June 2020). Google Scholar

MEARS, M., BRINDLEY, P., MAHESWARAN, R. and JORGENSEN, A. (2019), ‘Understanding the socioeconomic equity of publicly accessible greenspace distribution: the example of Sheffield, UK’, Geoforum, 103, 126-37. Google Scholar

MIDLANDS PARKS FORUM and CFP (2020), ‘Coronavirus and parks survey’, https://midland-sparksforum.co.uk/covid-19-parks-survey-slideshow/ (accessed 23 June 2020). Google Scholar

MORSS, A. (2020), ‘“Not just weeds”: how rebel botanists are using graffiti to name forgotten flora’, The Guardian, 1 May 2020, https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/may/01/not-just-weeds-how-rebel-botanists-are-using-graffiti-to-name-forgotten-flora-aoe (accessed 23 June 2020). Google Scholar

PUBLIC HEALTH ENGLAND (2014), ‘Local action on health inequalities: improving access to green spaces’, https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/355792/Briefing8_Green_spaces_health_inequalities.pdf (accessed 23 June 2020). Google Scholar

SHARMAN, A. and PERKINS, R. (2017), ‘Post-decisional logics of inaction: the influence of knowledge controversy in climate policy decision-making’, Environment and Planning A, 49, 2281-99. Google Scholar

SMITH, A. (2019), ‘Justifying and resisting public park commercialisation: the battle for Battersea Park’, European Urban and Regional Studies, 26, 171-85. Google Scholar

WALAWALKAR, A. (2020), ‘Coronavirus UK: Jenrick has “made it clear” parks must stay open’, The Guardian, 18 April 2020, https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/18/corona-virus-uk-jenrick-has-made-it-clear-parks-must-stay-open (accessed 23 June 2020). Google Scholar

WHITE, M. P., PAHL, S., ASHBULLB, K. HERBERT, S. and DEPLEDGE, M. H. (2013), ‘Feelings of restoration from recent nature visits’, Journal of Environmental Psychology, 35, 40-51. Google Scholar

WHITTEN, M. (2020), ‘Valuing London’s urban green space in a time of crisis - and in everyday life’, https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lselondon/valuing-londons-urban-green-space-in-a-time-of-crisis-and-in-everyday-life/ (accessed 23 June 2020). Google Scholar

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Dobson, Julian