Definition of 'greenfield site'
Example sentences containing 'greenfield site'
Times, Sunday Times (2007)
It suggested that ministers should produce new guidance to ensure that suitable and available brownfield land should be used before greenfield sites.Times, Sunday Times (2013) Times, Sunday Times (2007) Times, Sunday Times (2011)
The planning regime for greenfield sites is highly restrictive, meaning high barriers to entry for competitors and constrained supply.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
In 2008, less than a fifth of new homes were built on greenfield sites.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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