Definition of 'brownfield'
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If we are to build on brownfield land, society must pay the cost of this clean-up. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The proposal would encourage small settlements on brownfield land. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This would encourage housebuilders to bring forward many more brownfield sites for housing. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The property investment company specialises in the regeneration of urban and brownfield sites. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Measures to increase building on brownfield sites introduced. The Sun (2015)He says that they are under threat of being turned into brownfield sites. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Can a garden be a brownfield site? Times, Sunday Times (2006)She said issues such as the priority use of brownfield sites and councils automatically allowing certain applications must be urgently addressed. The Sun (2011)Anyone who doubts that building on brownfield city sites is a good idea should visit Worcester. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It says that there is enough brownfield land to meet the entire housing need for at least four years without touching any countryside. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Yes, of course we should be building houses on disused brownfield sites where possible. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But that's the problem with brownfield sites on residential streets. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Ministers urgently need to move away from setting unrealistic housing targets through their inspectors and give full backing to local councils to use brownfield sites first. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We are not convinced that with good, creative design and incentives we have fully exhausted the supply of suitable brownfield land. Times, Sunday Times (2007)In pursuit of improved productivity, the government is shaking up the planning system to speed up the delivery of homes on brownfield land. Times, Sunday Times (2015)NEW homes are springing up on pockets of brownfield land in both smart and scruffy parts of London. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It also has international interests in heavy plant machinery, logistics, serviced offices and brownfield regeneration. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We can build the majority of tomorrow's homes on recycled brownfield land, but not all. Times, Sunday Times (2010)First, build on suitable brownfield land first, rather than unnecessarily sacrificing the countryside. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He is particularly pleased that the Government has exceeded its target to build 60 per cent of new housing on brownfield land. Times, Sunday Times (2010)When the Government relaxed controls on green belt land two years ago, the hope was that local councils would prioritise building on brownfield sites first. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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