PlaceChangers Site Insights
Test your site layouts against real-world location data
Tap into a powerful yet simple parameter plans and analyse your site with location data from Ordnance Survey and Open Street Maps.
Create a base line analysis in seconds simply by inputting your site boundary.
Define your site and key settings, such as the width of the site context to set a scale for your analysis.
Access map data you need ready for interactive analysis, and enabled for editing.
Generate core neighbourhood insights in seconds
Powerful analytics based on data sources from Public Health England and Office for National Statistics give you an all around profile of the local area, with a focus on health and wellbeing outcomes.
Ready access to key insights on your site and site context lets you refine your site layouts easily.
Tap into indicators relevant to health and wellbeing along a number of themes:
Design walkable neighbourhoods
See what key assets are available with walking distance based your proposed site layout. Iterative analysis means your teams can quickly produce relevant insights for planning documents.
See how various parts or zones of your site are within walking distance of key social amenities, such as:
Benchmark provision to be well informed at pre-app stage.
Prioritise contributions without the guess work
Easily visualise areas covered by key local communal assets and identify lack of coverage to target contributions better.
Visualise access to local community assets in an instant. Take out the guess work.
Tap into benchmarked health and wellbeing insights that you can incorporate into your design
This tool offers you helpful tips and advise on health and wellbeing based on your plan and the local site context.
Get tips based on clear regional and national benchmarks
Evaluate site options and see opportunities for improvement towards health and other outcomes
Understand the health and wellbeing impacts of the proposed site layouts with helpful suggestions.
Empowering your design team
This tool has something for everybody - whether you are a busy developer and need quick insights at the start, or whether you are delivering a project for your client.
"This tool helps me to judge the value of a site quickly." — Developer
"This is a good advocacy tool... If we can think about options that support wellbeing at the start, the less problems you have down stream." — Planning Consultant
"This takes some of the time out of site analysis. With this tool I can consider site issues that I would otherwise not have time to do." — Project architect