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Belfast Healthy Cities

Our vision is to be a leader in creating
a healthy, equitable and sustainable city

Healthy Cities 21st Century


Phase VI

The Belfast Healthy Cities Annual Report 2014-2015 is now available

A report of the work undertaken by Belfast Healthy Cities in 2016-17.

Poster presented to Playboard NI Annual Conference November 2015

An inequality screening tool for policy and other types of proposal

Poster presented at 3rd Health Literacy Conference November 2015 Brussels

Based on engagement with primary school children, this report aims to begin a process of creating child-friendly Places in Belfast

The Walkability Assessment for Healthy Ageing (WAHA) tool was designed for use by older people and organisations to evaluate the age-friendliness of the built environment on local streets and in parks. 

Phase V

The Belfast Healthy Cities Annual Report 2013-2014 is now available.


Describes this process in more detail

Strategic Framework Phase V (2009-2013)

Slides showing how space is transformed in European Healthy Cities.

A range of definitions relating to HEiAP

Phase IV

A profile of the wards of Ballywalter, Kircubbin, Portaferry and Portavogie including some local views

A profile of the Ballybeen estate including some local views

A brief guide to developing profiles based on project experience

HIA on proposal to introduce water charging

HIA on proposal to develop the Enler site in Ballybeen estate

The outcome of an intersectoral working group process, this plan outlines action to improve services for older people

The Review provides an update on all actions in the plan

A parallel document, focusing on older people in Belfast

An update on progress of actions outlined in: Planning for a Healthy City

A prospectus of training relating to personal development, confidence building and community development available for young people in Belfast in 2003-2004

A tool to assist planners to assess whether land use plans promote quality of life, which outlines key environmental, social and economic considerations, and potential health impacts

Phase III

The first intersectoral city health development plan for Belfast