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green belt

a zone of farmland, parks, and open country surrounding a town or city: usually officially designated as such and preserved from urban development

Green belt

Areas of green land around urban areas to prevent further expansion; they are kept open by severs and normally permanent planning restrictions.

green belt

[′grēn ‚belt]
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In November 2016 the Welsh Government issued an updated edition of its land use planning policy, which speaks about the provision of green belts and green wedges, but does not state that brownfield housing developments are preferable to greenfield ones.
In what he calls the first major narrative of green wedges--as opposed to green belts--in urbanism, Lemes de Oliveira constructs the untold history of the green wedge idea in international planning debates, and evaluates its application in contemporary urbanism.
In making his ruling, secretary of state for local government and communities Greg Clarke, said "the proposed development would not extend into the green wedge between the settlements and the openness and amenity value of the green wedge would be maintained.
Ian Romano of St Modwen hands over part of the Green Wedge at Coombs Wood to Helen Edwards (warden, in green), |and Sue Westbury (Friends of Coombs Wood)
The partners encourage collaborative solutions to shared challenges by bringing together scientists from the different agencies that share the Green Wedge.
It's obvious it's in the Estate's interests to see it identified for development and this is why they have offered it to the council's planners for inclusion in the LDP, but they are not giving consideration to the fact it is prime agricultural land, and at the moment has green wedge status," he said.
The 68-year-old claimed the Coombeswood Green Wedge had been "deserted" by ground-nesting skylarks - on the RSPB's most serious, red, grade for endangered birds - just weeks after contractors moved in for preparatory works earlier this month.
They remember that back in 2000 the Labour-controlled Birmingham Council were persuaded by St Modwen to a do U-turn and agree to sell and swop their much treasured green space at Quinton Meadows in the Woodgate Valley Green Wedge.
CONTROVERSIAL plans for 65 new homes on green wedge land in Ingleby Barwick have been recommended for approval - despite 135 objections.