Wellbeing Walk Launch Event
The Urban Partners (UP) launch of the Wellbeing Walk on 6th July in Somerstown was a great success. Representatives from TfL, London Borough of Camden, Kings College London, Cross River Partnership, Somers town own St. Aloysius’ Catholic Infant School and community youth groups joined in the event. The development of the walk had two primary objectives – to create a safer, less polluted and calmer route for people walking from Euston to St Pancras/King’s Cross or vice versa and to invigorate the local Somers town increasing footfall in the area. As part of this launch we measured the levels of carbon emissions along the Euston Rd and the Wellbeing Walk route. It was found that there was a 70% decrease in black carbon particles (unburnt diesel emissions) along the Wellbeing Walk versus the Euston Rd. We have published a video celebrating this walk as the first walk of its kind featuring UP’s Chair Joyce Lorigan discussing the reasons and impact of the walk. Watch it here. This is a great air quality initiative for our employees and the local community. Watch this space for more Urban Partners wellbeing plans. If you have any questions about the walk and how it affects you get in touch with the Urban Partners team by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.