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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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.
All are situated on hard standing which in itself has become a point of interest as the park utilises part of a World War II airfield as its base.
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.
An extra pounds 2.40 for hard standing and/or electric hook up.
There is also an indoor market, as well as a hard standing area.
The site has an indoor market and hard standing area The event will run from 9am to 3pm,with free admission and parking.
Hard standing pitches with mains water, drainage and electricity connections as standard; ?
Externally the property includes a double-width hard standing to the front providing off-road parking for two vehicles, whilst at the rear is a delightful enclosed cottage-style garden with patio and lawn.
Outside, there is a double driveway to the front and a neat rear garden with lawn and hard standing.