This Planning for Health SPD covers the local planning authorities of Malvern Hills District Council, Worcester City Council and Wychavon District Council (known collectively as the South Worcestershire Councils (SWC)). It has been prepared in partnership with the Strategic Planning team and the Directorate of Public Health at Worcestershire County Council and representatives from Planning Policy and Development Management teams within the SWC.

The Planning for Health in South Worcestershire Supplementary Planning Document provides guidance to local authority planning officers, applicants, relevant organisations and the wider community on delivering healthier developments.

The Planning for Health SPD was formally adopted on 20th September 2017.

Health Impact Assessment Templates

For further information on the SPD, please contact:

The Worcestershire Hub on 01905 763763; or the South Worcestershire Planning Policy Team Officers via the following email: