TRAVEL TO WORK
TRAVEL TO SCHOOL
For those who are physically able, walking is a great option for getting where you need to be. You don’t need specialist equipment and you don’t have to buy tickets or think about parking. It’s also a great way to fit exercise into your day and maintain a healthy lifestyle.
According to the NHS choices website , regular walking has been shown to reduce the risk of chronic illnesses, such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes, asthma, stroke and some cancers. The website has some really useful information about fitting walking into your life to improve your health, you can click here to find out more.
Plan your route
Walking routes can be planned using the journey planner on the Walkit website, and the home page also has a link to download the Walkit app. The app will help you choose between quieter and more direct routes to suit you.
Getting around your local area
The map below highlights that Queen Street, a 20 minute walk from Low Moor Meadows, offers a high street environment with a number of amenities including shops, cafes, and restaurants. White Rose Shopping Centre is also within walking distance. There are also a number of amenities closer to Low Moor Meadows including a convenience store and sandwich shop on Wide Lane.
Walking to school
Walking or scooting to school is an easy way of including exercise in children's lives. There are a number of schools within walking distance of Low Moor Meadows, as shown on the map, and there is more information on the travel to school page.
This website has been produced by the Low Moor Meadows Travel Plan Coordinator on behalf of Persimmon Homes