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By John Sheail

ISBN-10: 0333949803

ISBN-13: 9780333949801

ISBN-10: 1403940363

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Environmental heritage has grown apace considering 1970. The e-book breaks new floor in illustrating how the most urgent matters got here to be well-known, and a reaction made. Policymaking is reviewed in the wider context of a starting to be understanding at the a part of executive and enterprise of the function of environmental concerns in wealth production and social well being.

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Bill; PRO, HLG 79, 734; West Sussex Record Office, Acc 249, West Sussex County Council, TCP 95D and OC/CM 94/4/1, and UD/SH 3/3/8 and UD/SH 21/1/7). 40 An Environmental History of Britain Somewhat unusually, the Chairman of the House of Lords Committee, Lord Mersey, also visited the Beaches. On the one hand, he agreed it was beyond the resources of any private individual or body to restore the entire area. Without the intervention of some public authority with sufficient powers and resources to do so, there was a grave risk of the same kind of haphazardous development taking place as before the war.

Not only were owners keen to rebuild, but local planning authorities already had the powers to impose conditions as to density, layout, size and design. As the legal counsel for the County Council pointed out, these were essentially negative powers. The planning authority could not compel owners to develop according to any desired plan. Refused consent for their choice of development, they might simply leave the land in its present ‘abominable and derelict state’. A ‘gappy’ or ‘pepper-pot’ type of development would evolve, with ‘certain types of building on larger, better plots’ intermingled with smaller plots, ‘left unoccupied to go to wrack and ruin’.

Of far more concern to some contemporary commentators was the risk that the two movements would distract attention from the immediate necessity of improving living conditions within the houses themselves. As the Manchester Guardian emphasised, in reporting the Manchester conference, this had to remain the priority. If the individual buildings remained overcrowded and, in the worst sense, a slum, a municipal plan would convey a false impression of decency (Sutcliffe 1981b). In that context, there was considerable merit in the town-extension powers being conferred as part of a wider measure to tackle the problems arising from ‘the urbanization of the people’ (to quote a Section heading from the report of the Committee on Physical Deterioration).

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