Fit for the Future, the ground-breaking 10-year strategy for physical activity and sport in Essex, Southend and Thurrock
was launched in July 2021. The strategy provided a rallying call to action for the thousands of organisations and people
across the county.

Active Essex was proud to lead on the creation and publication of Fit for the Future. Click the button below for the Active Environments Implementation plan: 

Implementation Plan

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The Essex Daily Mile Initiative

Essex Pedal Power

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Sport England Active Design

Active Design takes a fresh look at the opportunities to encourage and promote sport and physical activity through the design and layout of our built environment to support a step change towards healthier and more active lifestyles.

The Ten Principles of Active Design are identified by drawing from urban design practice and practical examples to promote environments that offer individuals and communities the greatest potential to lead active and healthy lifestyles. Click here to read The Ten Principles

If you’re interested in the Livewell Accreditation scheme which recognises developers in Essex who contribute to the health and wellbeing agenda then click here.

Making It Happen – Active Travel

Active Outdoors


Blue Spaces

Utilising Outdoor Spaces

Walking and Rambling in Essex

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Activity Finder

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