Definition of 'brownfield site'
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He can do this as well as build new homes on brownfield sites. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Instead of building flats on playing fields, we should be building on brownfield sites. The Sun (2014)It has also called on the government to introduce measures to remove the myriad obstacles to the building of new homes on brownfield sites. Times, Sunday Times (2015)In most, small companies lack the stomach and resources for the fight to build on the brownfield sites where this crisis will be eased. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He is'absolutely opposed to sprawl' and looks to build on brownfield sites. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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