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Housing and planning

Housing and planning

Good land-use planning is the unsung hero of environmental protection. Good planning can help slow the growth in road traffic, encourage urban regeneration, curb urban sprawl, protect the beauty and tranquillity of the countryside and safeguard wildlife habitats.

Planning

Effective planning is now more important than ever: a drive for economic growth and an increasing population are leading to more development encroaching on the Buckinghamshire countryside.

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Green belts

Much of South Buckinghamshire falls within the Metropolitan Green Belt which is facing an unprecedented level of threat from development. CPRE is working hard to curtail this trend.

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Housing

Everyone needs a place to live, but the way in which this is being done means that urban sprawl is threatening Buckinghamshire’s green spaces. Developers should be making more use of previously developed sites within our towns.

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