ribbon development

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ribbon development

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(Civil Engineering) Brit the building of houses in a continuous row along a main road: common in England between the two World Wars
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Noun1.ribbon development - building complex in a continuous row along a road
building complex, complex - a whole structure (as a building) made up of interconnected or related structures
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If the Coast can have its Coastal Path why not also a Valley Path for the Conwy Valley - magnifique provided Conwy CBC stops its ribbon developments along the A470.
The purpose of the BNRR in industrial development terms is to detrunk the A5, A38 and A446, creating ribbon developments - thus creating more traffic, congestion and pollution.