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Managing urban areas sustainably part 1

New towns

UK's first attempt to manage urban growth during the post war period
Smaller, planned towns on the outskirts of cities

Eco towns

Small carbon neutral towns containing 5000-20,000 homes
Homes carbon neutral and affordable with mix of owner occupied, rented or

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Improved infrastructure attracts tourists
4km wide wildlife park between Dongton and wetlands- acts as greenbelt
¼ area will be protected including wetlands which provide habitats for
migrating birds


Dongton's ecological footprint target is 2.2gha which is higher than the
theoretical sustainable level of 1.9gha
Could become just a residential…


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