green belt

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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]
(meteorology)
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It would be on a green wedge site and the additional traffic would be a nightmare and dangerous for pupils.
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.
Nevertheless, St Modwen's Mr Romano added: "We are committed to carrying out nature conservation, mitigation and an enhancement plan in advance of any development on the Coombeswood Green Wedge.
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.
ON May 21 the council's planning committee gave outline planning permission for 1,374 dwellings to be built on the former Garden Festival site despite the fact that in the council's own Unitary Development Plan this land is designated as Green Wedge, Open Space, and Undeveloped Coastal Zone.
The land has historically been designated as green wedge and lies within the Tees Heritage Park.
Modwen's plans for the Coombs Wood area of the town encompass three sites; Olive Hill Primary School, the existing Coombs Wood Sports and Social Club and a five-acre site, part of the 120-acre Green Wedge off Stewarts Road.
Soon we will see 33 acres of our precious green wedge land being offered to developers, when it should remain as green fields for residents and pony-club members to continue to enjoy but the Vale needs money to spend in places like Barry where there is always enough money for fancy street furniture or the odd bridge or two.
What was suggested would have created an unacceptable incursion into an undeveloped and distinct rear garden area, which would also have impinged on the designated green wedge.
The land has historically been designated as green wedge and lies within the Tees Heritage Park, although estates over the years such as Ingleby Barwick have encroached on the original surrounding woodlands and fields.