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Rural Urban Fringe

  • It also known as the outskirts or the urban hinterland.

  • Described as the "landscape interface between town and country".

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Image of Rural Urban Fringe

  • Viewed as a landscape type in its own right, one forged from an interaction of urban and rural land uses.

Examples

  • Roads, especially motorways and bypasses

  • Power, water and sewerage facilities

  • Park and ride sites

  • Airports

  • Large hospitals

  • Factories

  • Large out-of-town shopping facilities, e.g. large supermarkets

  • Waste transfer stations, recycling facilities and landfill sites

Benefits of Rural Urban Fringe for Economic Development

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Urban Frige and Economic Development

Characteristics

  • Residential developments

  • Out-of-town shopping

  • Business Parks / Industrial estates

  • Recycling and landfill

Recycling and landfill

Recycling and Landfill

  • Recreational

  • Farming

  • Motorways

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