RANKINGS have positioned Colchester within the backside half of a nationwide league desk which ranks cities and cities in England and Wales on their suitability for health fanatics.
Analysis by life insurance coverage specialists, Forbes Advisor, measured the proportion of health amenities per 100,000 of the native inhabitants, in addition to air high quality, size of cycle routes, and the quantity of greenspace within the space.
Colchester’s mixed rating positioned it a lowly seventy fifth out of 112 areas.
In specific, Colchester scored poorly on the proportion of health amenities obtainable per 100,000, the place it positioned 87th out of 112 cities and cities.
However, the city did rating extremely in comparison with different areas for the variety of kilometres of cycles lanes, with Colchester sitting in twenty fourth.
Commenting on the analysis, Forbes Advisor’s Kevin Pratt mentioned: “If you reside in an space that has the areas and amenities to allow you to get loads of train, that is one thing to have fun.
“But even in the event you aren’t, you may hopefully discover a secure and pleasurable strolling, operating or biking route close by that may enable you keep match and on prime of your recreation.”
Other cities in Essex scored barely higher, with Chelmsford putting 71st out of 112, and Southend putting 59th.