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(grēn'fēld),
L., contemporary U.S. surgeon who designed the Greenfield filter. See: Greenfield filter.
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The Strategic Planning Committee's first |decision will be to rule on controversial plans for the 'Mirfield 25' development - a mix of employment units and 166 houses on greenfield land off Slipper Lane
It would mean 13,450 homes being built on greenfield land from now to 2026.
The leafy suburbs of Hambleton would be protected from any new housing development that should then be sited in Guisborough instead, meaning loss of even more local greenfield land and more pressure on local services, schools and GP clinics.
The site is located in the City of Armadale s new Forestdale Business Park, offering 300ha of greenfield land for business and industrial development.
There is, of course, an important distinction between the green belt itself - land which is safeguarded from encroachment - and greenfield land, which simply refers to land which has not been built on previously (or, in some cases, land where previous developments have blended into the landscape over time).
The committee will be told 14 residents have objected to the plans, claiming the new bungalows on greenfield land would be a "blot on the landscape".
Sandra Camwell has collected a huge number of signatures on a petition opposing Coventry City Council's proposals to build over 4,290 houses on greenfield land.
But Mr Fabricant pointed out in Parliament the statement was false as over 50 per cent would be built on greenfield land currently used for farming and the housing minister later issued a formal apology.
THE cost of land needed for new homes could be about to change sharply - with the value of 'brownfield' land previously built on in towns and cities falling while greenfield land in the country becomes more valuable, says a new survey.
She added: "Poundbury is an urban extension and the level of density will take that into account as well as the need to avoid building on greenfield land more than is necessary.
A clumsily organized planning system and the total imaginative inertia of the big housing developers has led to over-release of greenfield land, lack of social cohesion in the suburbs and decay in traditional centres.
Dame Helen's claims come after Sir Simon Jenkins, chairman of the National Trust, warned last month that the green belt was "no longer sacrosanct" and called for a planning regime capable of protecting greenfield land around cities.