Last edited 01 Sep 2020

Primary and secondary frontages

Bradford City Centre Design Guide, Supplementary Planning Document, published in 2006, defines frontage as: ‘…the front face of a building where it has its main door windows.’

The National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) suggests that:

'Primary frontages are likely to include a high proportion of retail uses which may include food, drinks, clothing and household goods. Secondary frontages provide greater opportunities for a diversity of uses such as restaurants, cinemas and businesses.'

See also: Active frontage.

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