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Government publishes green belt statistics 2019-20 (England)

Reasons to choose Wilson Browne

On 10 September 2020, the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government (MHCLG) published a statistics report on areas of land defined as green belt in England as of 31 March 2020.

The extent of land designated as green belt in England was estimated at 1,615,800 hectares (around 12.4% of the land area of England). Overall, there was a decrease of 3,520 hectares (0.2%) in designated green belt during the period 31 March 2019 and 31 March 2020.

Read the full report here

Tom Warrender


Tom Warrender


Tom is a Solicitor and Partner with 15 years + experience advising clients in relation to commercial property matters. A Legal 500 recognised lawyer, Tom is a member of SHLA and CRELA, sits on our Board of Management & Heads our Social Housing Team.