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CPRE London is working with local campaigners in Bromley who are concerned about threats to Green Belt, Metropolitan Open Land and other green spaces in Bromley, to identify sites for housing to avoid protected green land being allocated for development.
It doesn’t have to be like this. So CPRE have produced their Space to Build reports to address, and publicise this problem. They identify the sites for housing that are brown sites, and they are
* not green space, * not green belt, * and do not comprise of town cramming for existing town centres.
If you live in Bromley, write here and ask them to adopt this report as their strategy.
If you live in another borough, ask and help CPRE compose one to stop your green space being built on!
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