Title: Previously-developed land that may be available for development: England 2005 Results from the National Land Use Database of Previously-Developed Land 
Resource Type: maps, data, statistics, registers 
Country: United Kingdom 
Year: 2006 
Availability: August 2006 Product Code 06PD04068, DCLG Publications, PO Box 236, Wetherby, West Yorkshire, LS23 7NB 
Author 1/Producer: Department for Communities and Local Government 
Author / Producer Type: Agency, regulator or other governmental or inter-governmental body 
Report / download web link (=direct link): http://www.communities.gov.uk/publications/planningandbuildi ...  
EUGRIS Keyword(s): Brownfields
Contaminated land-->stats, registers, inventories etc
 
Short description: Previously-developed land, often called brownfield land, is land that was developed but is now vacant or derelict, and land currently in use with known potential for redevelopment. This report shows results from the National Land Use Database (NLUD) of Previously-Developed Land (PDL) based on information collected in 2005. * In 2005 there were an estimated 63,500 hectares of previously-developed land in England, compared with 64,100 hectares in 2004. * An estimated 36,600 hectares of previously-developed land were vacant or derelict, 58 per cent of the total. The remaining 26,900 hectares were in use but with potential for redevelopment. 
Link to Organisation(s): DCLG Department for Communities and Local Government
 
Submitted By: Professor Paul Bardos WhoDoesWhat?      Last update: 03/11/2007