Despite Policy, England Fails To Curb Sprawl

The Campaign to Protect Rural England claims that a majority of local councils have failed to meet minimum compliance, thus promoting unchecked growth.
June 29, 2004, 12pm PDT | Jeffrey Goodman
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Approved in 2000, a new policy on housing in England demanded local councils provide for a minimum density of 30 units per hectare while also redeveloping a minimum of 60% from brownfield locations. While according to figures from the Deputy Prime Minister, England met these goals, the CPRE claims a few high-performing councils balanced out the majority.

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Published on Monday, June 28, 2004 in BBC News
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