New Lodge Barrack Area – Towards a Safer and Healthier Place for All
This report presents a series of environmental and community actions to improve the Barrack area of the New Lodge for the benefit of all its residents. The actions proposed have been identified through a process of community engagement and discussions with informed stakeholders and informed by research into good practice.
The Project was commissioned by the Ashton Health and Wellbeing Initiative ‘Healthy North Belfast’ which aims to deliver better health and wellbeing services for the people of North Belfast. The initiative focuses on identifying new ideas which can be replicated for the benefit of all areas of need.
The Project study area was identified as exhibiting a range of environmental, housing and community factors which impact negatively on residents’ health and wellbeing. The actions presented in the report are designed to address and mitigate those underlying issues.