hard standing


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hard standing

A paved, compacted, or other-wise specially prepared surface or area set up for parking and sufficiently strong to be able to withstand aircraft weight. Hard standings may also be built for specialist or support vehicles as well and are designed to withstand their load.
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Tender notice number : PROVISION OF HARD STANDING AT AF STN MOHANBARI UND
The fishermen in bad weather use the hard standing to store their fishing boats, and the placing of the kiosk at this location would have prevented them from doing this.
Change of use (retrospective) from agricultural land to mixed use of agricultural land with stable block and container and, yard area for stationing of caravans for residential occupation by Traveller family with associated works (shed, septic tank, access track, hard standing, fencing, container for storage), caravan at West View Stables ,West View, Stainland.
All advance ticket holders will get a priority pass to ensure sealed parking and thereafter, it will be first-come-first-served so the message is for spectators to arrive early although it is hoped most will be able to park on hard standing.
Outside, there is a double driveway to the front and a neat rear garden with lawn and hard standing.
He said: "Like all councils in the current financial climate we are working to tight resources, which means that we unfortunately can't grit every road, pathway and hard standing in the city.
Touring customers can choose from grass or hard standing for their tourer; full toilet and shower facilities are provided free of charge, and dishwashing and coin-operated laundry facilities are available.
As well as adding to the bureaucracy surrounding animal movements it also added to farmers' inspection burden as Defra would visit farms applying for the licence to ensure they had the required facilities such as a hard standing that can be cleaned and disinfected and the necessary kit to wash vehicles wheels.
Instead the council opted for the parks with all the problems, no hard standing so if it rains it becomes a mud bath, flat so no-one can see except the people at the front, dark and poorly lit with little or no lighting in the park, unlike the Mersey.
They removed pasture to put down hard standing and fences.
Travellers and gypsies needed electricity, water and hard standing for caravans, he pointed out.
Grass growing close to an area of hard standing is more inclined to suffer dryness at the roots because, instead of soil, there is hardcore or concrete underneath the patio.