Development on Green Belt should take place to reduce lack of housing

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Thursday 11th Aug 2016

The London School of Economics is arguing for a more strategic approach to development in the Metropolitan Green Belt in order to avoid piecemeal development.  The need for new housing has prompted local authorities across the 13 other areas covered by Green Belt to consider whether boundaries need to be redrawn, and if so, how best to do it.  Canford Park is one of a number of sites being considered within Poole’s Green Belt, but it is seemingly the only site that would create a vibrant mix of homes, businesses and new infrastructure – allowing people to live work and play within one neighbourhood.

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