Regional conversions of agricultural land to urban use in England and Wales, 1945-1967
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Regional conversions of agricultural land to urban use in England and Wales, 1945-1967

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Published by Centre for Environmental Studies in London .
Written in English


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Statement[by] Robin Best and A G Champion.
SeriesUniversity Working Paper -- 3.
ContributionsChampion, A. G.
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Open LibraryOL20909398M

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This report, published by MAFF in October , provides revised criteria for grading the quality of agricultural land using the Agricultural Land Classification (ALC) of England and Wales. The Agricultural Land Classification provides a framework for classifying land according to the extent to which its physical or chemical characteristics impose long- term limitations on agricultural use.   Lle - Data - Predictive Agricultural Land Classification (ALC) Map - The Predictive ALC map for Wales is based on the principles of the Agricultural Land Classification System of England & Wales, the Revised Guidelines & Criteria for Grading the Quality of Agricultural Land (MAFF ). The Natural Resources Wales website uses cookies. By continuing to browse or by clicking “Continue,” you agree to the storing of first- and third-party cookies on your device to enhance site navigation, analyse site usage, and assist in our marketing policy. Regional differences are very marked. Agricultural regions such as Northumberland contrast with urban areas such as Sheffield (see images). Even the same type of land use can be expressed differently in different areas - for example the contrast between agribusiness in East Anglia and sheep farming in North Wales.

  UK Agricultural Land Use. The total agricultural area in Scotland, including common grazing, totalled million hectares in , representing 80 per cent of the total land area in Scotland. This proportion of total land cover is slightly higher than England (73 percent and Northern Ireland (77 per cent) but lower than Wales (90 per cent).   For England and Wales it is possible to estimate the contiguous urban area using the urban area definitions discussed above. Using that approach, the aggregate of ‘areas of urban land’ in England and Wales in is estimated at million hectares, or per cent of the land area, using the data set produced by OS for what is now CLG. The Agrarian History of England and Wales The agrarian history of England and Wales: Editor: Joan Thirsk: Publisher: CUP Archive, ISBN: , Length: pages: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan. Land management. Common land, weeds and invasive non-native species, pesticides, public rights of way. Rural grants and payments. Guidance and applications for our agricultural schemes, RPW Online. Wildlife and habitat conservation. Badger licences, pollinators, wild deer management.