Flashcards in Brownfield V Greenfield Deck (4)
What are the advantages of brownfield sites?
People will live closer to work reducing congestion
Regeneration of the city
Government policy favours brown field sites for developing housing
What are the disadvantages of brownfield sites?
High density housing due to the cost of land
What are the advantages of greenfield sites?
Cheaper to develop as fewer buildings to clear
Land is cheaper as on outskirts
Low density housing = greater space for gardens and garages