Last edited 17 Dec 2018

Conurbation

West Midlands BUA 2011 with TTWA overlay.png
The West Midlands Built-Up Area as at the 2011 Census, with overlay of the 2007 Travel to Work Areas. Cities are highlighted in orange, and towns with local authority districts named after them highlighted in green. Source.

The term ‘conurbation’ refers to:

'A region comprising a number of cities, large towns and other urban areas that, through population growth and physical expansion, have merged to form one continuous urban and industrially developed area.'

Ref The HS2 London-West Midlands Environmental Statement, published by the Department for Transport in November 2013.

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