The London Healthy Urban Development Unit (HUDU) helps to create healthy sustainable communities and ensure that new developments are planned with health in mind.

HUDU works with local, London wide and national organisations on behalf of the NHS. We provide specialist expertise and advice to enable the health and planning sectors to work together effectively to improve the health and wellbeing of London’s diverse communities.

More than 42,000 new homes will need to be built each year in London to accommodate the projected growth in population. This creates enormous opportunities to improve services and facilities to meet changing healthcare needs.

To find out more about what we do and the services we offer, click on About Us and Our Services.

For more about our wider role in promoting healthier communities click here.

Latest news

New versions of Healthy Urban Planning Checklist and Rapid HIA Tool published
HUDU has published new versions of the Healthy Urban Planning Checklist and its Rapid Health Impact Assessment Tool. The new versions incorporate changes to relevant... read more >

NHS England publishes Healthy New Towns prospectus
A new initiative to put health at the heart of new neighbourhoods and towns across the country has been launched this month by NHS England... read more >
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