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Table 1 Fitter for Walking projects by region and local authority

From: Evaluation of the implementation of an intervention to improve the street environment and promote walking for transport in deprived neighbourhoods

Region Local Authority Project statusa
Number of projects
Primary groupsb Secondary groupsc Total Number of groups registeredd Plannede Completedf In progress/ongoingg On holdh Declined to participatei Withdrew post-registrationj
London Barking & Dagenham 4 8 12 8 0 7 3 1 0 1
Redbridge 8 3 11 8 0 1 6 4 0 0
TOTAL 12 11 23 16       
North East England Gateshead 5 7 12 12 0 8 3 1 0 0
Newcastle 4 2 6 6 0 5 1 0 0 0
Sunderland 5 0 5 4 1 2 2 0 0 0
TOTAL 14 9 23 22       
North West England Blackburn with Darwen 11 14 25 8 5 5 9 6 0 0
Bolton 10 6 16 6 4 2 4 5 1 0
TOTAL 21 20 41 14       
West Midlands Dudley 7 1 8 8 0 0 5 1 0 2
Sandwell 9 4 13 13 0 3 5 0 0 5
Wolverhampton 6 5 11 8 1 3 3 2 0 2
TOTAL 22 10 32 29       
Yorkshire Doncaster 19 1 20 15 3 8 2 0 1 6
Rotherham 15 1 16 14 1 3 5 1 1 5
TOTAL 34 2 36 29       
TOTAL   103 (66.5%) 52 (33.5%) 155 110 15 (9.7%) 47 (30.3%) 48 (31.0%) 21 (13.5%) 3 (1.9%) 21 (13.5%)
  1. aInformation provided on final implementation log (September 2011)
  2. bPrimary groups were the first and main group to be signed up in a community who led the initial activities and environmental changes on the specified route or area
  3. cSecondary groups got involved due to their links with the primary group and then became a project in their own right or got involved at a later stage in promoting the use of the improved routes or delivering promotional and awareness-raising activities
  4. dCompleted an application form to be part of FFW and officially registered with the intervention
  5. ePlanned at the time of the final implementation log
  6. fCompleted and officially closed at the time when the final implementation log was provided
  7. gOngoing/had not been officially completed at the time of the final completion of the implementation log
  8. hOn hold at the time when the final implementation log was provided
  9. iGroups showed initial interest in FFW but later decided it did not fit with their interests or plans
  10. jGroups withdrawn by the coordinator or withdrew themselves after registering