Decision details

Healthier High Streets Framework and Indicators

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To approve the Healthier High Streets Framework for Southwark.


Officers confirmed that the streets and roads included in recommendation 3 were not exclusive and that others could be included in the report back to cabinet.




1.  That the healthier high street framework (Appendix 1 of the report) as Southwark’s approach to making our high streets healthier places be agreed and the healthier high street (HHS) principles be embedded in the relevant programmes, to support both the day time and night time economy of the high street.


2.  That the borough-wide indicators (Appendix 1 of the report) as the high-level indicators that will be used to monitor the progress of selected high streets be agreed.


3.  That a report back be requested in twelve months to update on implementation of the HHS framework, how it supports delivery of other relevant strategies including the economic wellbeing strategy and asset management plan, as well as examples of application to key high streets (including the Blue, Borough High Street, Camberwell Church Road/Denmark Hill, Herne Hill, Lordship Lane, Lower Road, Peckham Rye, Walworth Road, and also the high street offer developing at Elephant and Castle and on Old Kent Road).

Report author: Jin Lim

Publication date: 30/10/2019

Date of decision: 29/10/2019

Decided at meeting: 29/10/2019 - Cabinet

Effective from: 31/10/2019

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