9780415375719

Planning on the Edge

Gallent, Nick; Andersson, Johan; Bianconi, Marco

ISBN 10: 0415375711 / 0-415-37571-1
ISBN 13: 9780415375719
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: 2006
Binding: Hardcover
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More than a tenth of the land mass of the UK comprises 'urban fringe': the countryside around towns that has been called 'planning's last frontier'. One of the key challenges facing spatial planners is the land-use management of this area, regarded by many as fit only for locating sewage works, essential service functions and other un-neighbourly uses. However, to others it is a dynamic area where a range of urban and rural uses collide.

Planning on the Edge fills an important gap in the literature, examining in detail the challenges that planning faces in this no-man’s land. It presents both problems and solutions, and builds a vision for the urban fringe that is concerned with maximising its potential and with bridging the physical and cultural rift between town and country. Its findings are presented in three sections:

  • the urban fringe and the principles underpinning its management
  • sectoral challenges faced at the urban fringe (including commerce, energy, recreation, farming, and housing)
  • managing the urban fringe more effectively in the future.

Students, professionals and researchers alike will benefit from the book's structured approach, while the global and transferable nature of the principles and ideas underpinning the study will appeal to an international audience.


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