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Green Belts 50 Years On

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Green Belts 50 Years On

Green Belts have made a major contribution to the quality of life for us all by stimulating urban regeneration, combating sprawl and protecting the countryside. This briefing looks at the latest threats to Green Belts from new developments that should be resisted – including housing, airport runways, university expansion and sports venues. It urges a strengthening of Green Belt policy and planning controls, as Green Belt policy celebrates its 50th anniversary.

  • Document type: Campaign briefing
  • Author: Campaign to Protect Rural England
  • Format: A4, 8pp
  • Publication date: May 2005
  • Green Belts 50 Years On


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