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ribbon development

Brit the building of houses in a continuous row along a main road: common in England between the two World Wars

ribbon development

An urban extension primarily in the form of a single depth of buildings along roads radiating from a city, along a highway between two cities, or along the bank of a river.
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For as the assault on the English countryside continues--with urban sprawl replacing ribbon development; advertising hoardings reappearing alongside motorways; Green Belts under threat; and an interwar style avalanche of house-building looming--the mission and mandate of those pioneering, progressive preservationists remains more compelling than ever.
She said: "People are worried that this will just lead to ribbon development, that all the little villages here will just end up running into each other.
RIBBON DEVELOPMENT: Action in support of World Aids Day is marked by an exhibition at Neath Library
"As the application is materially different to previous ones and relates solely to an already developed site, I am of the opinion that this proposal would not set a precedent in terms of allowing further ribbon development."
It was in an attempt to avoid the tragedy of the Black Country conurbation that the Green Belt concept was developed between the wars, to define and confine the city, and to prevent ribbon development. It was also to be a kind of 'cordon sanitaire', a healthy place for personal recreation, an environmental lung for a city exposed to industrial and traffic pollution.
The Zandweg is an old access road to the city of Utrecht, located along the watercourse Leidsche Rijn with ribbon development on the other side.
Spon End was originally a medieval ribbon development on the outskirts of Coventry and later became a coaching stop on the Coventry/Lichfield route.
which claims that similar ribbon development along transport links threatens to undermine urban renewal and the reuse of brownfield sites for development.
Its report, House of Cards, highlights the consistent pressure on the green belt for new settlements and ribbon development along transport corridors.
If the Coast can have its Coastal Path why not also a Valley Path for the Conwy Valley - magnifique provided Conwy CBC stops its ribbon developments along the A470.
The purpose of the BNRR in industrial development terms is to detrunk the A5, A38 and A446, creating ribbon developments - thus creating more traffic, congestion and pollution.