Town and Country Planning in the UK

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Routledge, 2002 - Political Science - 481 pages
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This text covers the whole of the UK and gives a critical discussion of the current issues and problems. It provides an explanation of the nature of planning, the institutions and organizations involved, the plans and other tools used by planners, the system of controlling development and land use change and planning policies pursued. Detailed consideration is given to the nature of planning and its historical evolution, central and local government and the EU and other agencies. Also, to the framework of plans and other planning instruments, development control, land policy and planning gain, environmental and countryside planning, sustainable development, waste and pollution, heritage and transport planning, urban policies and regeneration and planning, the profession and the public.

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Barry Cullingworth was a Senior Research Fellow in the Department of Land Economy at the University of Cambridge, UK and Emeritus Professor of Urban Affairs and Public Policy at the University of Delaware, USA.

Vincent Nadin is Reader in the Centre for Environment and Planning at the University of the West of England, Bristol, UK; Visiting Research Fellow in the OTB Research Institute, Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands; and Visiting Research Fellow in the Institute for Environmental Planning, University of Hannover, Germany. He is editor of Planning Practice and Research.

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