Definition of 'green belt'
Example sentences containing 'green belt'
Times, Sunday Times (2015)
It is not obvious where the green belt is.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
To the north is a swathe of green belt land.Times, Sunday Times (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2015) The Sun (2013)
The green belt has a valuable role in stopping urban sprawl and providing a green lung around towns and cities.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
The result will be at least 3,000 houses on our green belt.Times, Sunday Times (2013) Times, Sunday Times (2014)
The green belt and open spaces in our urban and suburban areas must be preserved at all cost for reasons too many to list.Times, Sunday Times (2015) Times, Sunday Times (2007)
They admit that most of the homes would be on green belt land but say the proximity of the line would ease pressure on local roads.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
The site was intended to be within the green belt and applications for housing and industry had been rejected during the 1960s.Remaking Planning: the politics of urban change in the Thatcher years (1989)
It is precisely to avoid this that the green belt was introduced, and why it has been enforced with considerable success.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Some green belt land is, indeed, aesthetically striking.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Certainly, not all green belt land should be protected, but this does not entail that none of it should.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
AN illegal gypsy camp was removed from green belt land yesterday - after a three-year campaign by villagers.The Sun (2013)
Largely because of planning constraints in the green belt, we are building fewer than half as many new properties in and around London as we need.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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