Last edited 03 Mar 2021

Out of town

The term ‘out of town’ refers to: ‘A location out of centre that is outside the existing urban area.’

The term ‘out of centre’ refers to: ‘A location which is not in or on the edge of a centre but not necessarily outside the urban area.’

Ref The National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) Annex 2: Glossary, published by the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government (MHCLG) in 2012.

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