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Development Corporation
Development corporations or development firms are organisations established by governments in several countries for the purpose of urban development Urban means "related to a city". In that sense, the term may refer to: * Urban area, geographical area distinct from rural areas * Urban culture, the culture of towns and cities Urban may also refer to: General * Urban (name), a list of people .... They often are responsible for the development of new suburban areas or the redevelopment of existing ones. Australia In Australia development corporations are often responsible for the economic promotion and growth of areas considered to be under-performing economically. Such corporations include: *Central Coast Development Corporation (1998–); previously known as the Festival Development Corporation *Cooks Cove Development Corporation; based in The Rocks *Hunter Development Corporation (2007–); based in NewcastleNewcastle usually refers to either: *Newcastle upon Tyne Newcas ...
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Urban Development
Urban means "related to a city". In that sense, the term may refer to: * Urban area An urban area, or built-up area, is a human settlement with a high population density and infrastructure of built environment. Urban areas are created through urbanization and are categorized by urban morphology as city, cities, towns, conurbat ..., geographical area distinct from rural areas * Urban cultureUrban culture is the culture Culture () is an umbrella term which encompasses the social behavior and Norm (social), norms found in human Society, societies, as well as the knowledge, beliefs, arts, laws, Social norm, customs, capabilities, and ..., the culture of towns and cities Urban may also refer to: General * Urban (name) Urban as a given name or surname may refer to: Given name *Pope Urban (other)Pope Urban may refer to one of several popes of the Catholic denomination: *Pope Urban I, pope c. 222–230, a Saint *Pope Urban II, pope 1088–1099, the Blesse ..., a li ...
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Moriah Jerusalem Development Corporation
Moriah Jerusalem Development Corporation ( he, מוריה - חברה לפיתוח ירושלים בע"מ) is an organization, established by the Municipality of Jerusalem in 1987. The main objective of Moriah is to develop the infrastructure in Jerusalem Jerusalem (; he, יְרוּשָׁלַיִם ; ar, القُدس, ', , (combining the Biblical and common usage Arabic names); grc, Ἱερουσαλήμ/Ἰεροσόλυμα, Hierousalḗm/Hierosóluma; hy, Երուսաղեմ, Erusał ... and perform public work for local government. History and management Moriah was founded in 1986 by Uzi Wechsler, former city treasurer of the Jerusalem Development Authority The Jerusalem Development Authority (), or JDA, is a joint agency of the Israeli government and the Jerusalem Municipality that works to promote and develop the economy of the city of Jerusalem. The Authority was founded by Uziel Wexler and was est .... It has worked closely with the Jerusalem Development Autho ...
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Metropolitan Borough Of Walsall
The Metropolitan Borough of Walsall is a metropolitan borough A metropolitan borough is a type of districts of England, local government district in England, and is a subdivision of a metropolitan county. Created in 1974 by the Local Government Act 1972, metropolitan boroughs are defined in English law as ... in the West MidlandsWest Midlands may refer to: Places * West Midlands (region), a region of the United Kingdom **West Midlands (county), the metropolitan county in the West Midlands region ** West Midlands conurbation, the large conurbation in the West Midlands region ..., England. It is named after its largest settlement, Walsall Walsall (, or ; locally ) is a market town and administrative centre in West Midlands (county), West Midlands County, England. Historic counties of England, Historically part of Staffordshire, it is located north-west of Birmingham, east of W ..., but covers a larger area which also includes Aldridge Aldridge is a town and forme ...
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Sandwell
Sandwell is a metropolitan borough of the West Midlands (county), West Midlands county in England. The borough is named after the Sandwell Priory, and spans a densely populated part of the West Midlands conurbation. According to Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council, the borough comprises the six amalgamated towns of Oldbury, West Midlands, Oldbury, Rowley Regis, Smethwick, Tipton, Wednesbury, and West Bromwich, although these places consist of numerous smaller settlements and localities. Sandwell's Strategic Town Centre is designated as West Bromwich, the largest town in the borough, while Sandwell Council House (the headquarters of the local authority) is situated in Oldbury. In 2019 Sandwell was ranked 12th most deprived of England's 317 boroughs. Bordering Sandwell is the Birmingham, City of Birmingham to the east, the Metropolitan Borough of Dudley to the south and west, the Metropolitan Borough of Walsall to the north, and the Wolverhampton, City of Wolverhampton to the nort ...
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Black Country Development Corporation
The Black Country Development Corporation was an urban development corporation established in May 1987 to develop land in the Metropolitan Borough A metropolitan borough is a type of districts of England, local government district in England, and is a subdivision of a metropolitan county. Created in 1974 by the Local Government Act 1972, metropolitan boroughs are defined in English law as ...s of Sandwell Sandwell is a metropolitan borough of the West Midlands (county), West Midlands county in England. The borough is named after the Sandwell Priory, and spans a densely populated part of the West Midlands conurbation. According to Sandwell Metropol ... and Walsall Walsall (, or ; locally ) is a market town and administrative centre in West Midlands County The West Midlands is a metropolitan county and combined authority area in west-central England with a 2019 estimated population of 2,928,592. This ... in England England is a Countries of the United Kingdom ...
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Birmingham Heartlands Development Corporation
The Birmingham Heartlands Development Corporation was established in 1992 to develop 9.5 square kilometres of land in the East of Birmingham. History Pre-designation By the 1980s, the area, which was loosely defined as Nechells, consisted of run down housing, derelict wasteland and former industries. It was showing multiple signs of inner city decay and housed around 13,000 people. Proposals to develop the area were first launched in 1987 by Birmingham City Council. The area was not designated as a central government development corporation, however, the government allowed a local public-private partnership to develop plans through a relaxed planning regime through designation as a Simplified Planning Zone. A development agency, named Birmingham Heartlands Ltd., was set up in 1988. 35% was owned by Birmingham City Council whilst the remaining 65% was owned mainly by construction companies. The Chamber of Commerce was given one share and the right to vote on company decisions. Bir ...
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Town Development Act 1952
The New Towns Acts were a series of Act of Parliament (UK), Acts of Parliament to found new settlements or to expand substantially existing ones, to establish Development Corporations to deliver them, and to create a Commission to wind up the Corporations and take over their assets and liabilities. Of these, the more substantive acts were the New Towns Act 1946 and the Town Development Act 1952. New Towns were developed in three generations. *The first generation set up in the late 1940s concentrated predominantly on housing development on greenbelt sites with little provision for cars; eight were in a ring around London. *The second generation in the early 1960s included a wider mix of uses and used more innovative architecture. *The third generation towns were larger; they included Milton Keynes (designated in 1965) and Central Lancashire, currently the last (designated in 1970). These later new towns tended to be designed around car travel. By 2002, about 2 million people were ...
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New Towns In The United Kingdom
The new towns in the United Kingdom were planned under the powers of the New Towns Act 1946 The New Towns Acts were a series of Acts of Parliament Acts of parliament, sometimes referred to as primary legislation In parliamentary systems and presidential systems of government, primary legislation and secondary legislation, the latter ... and later acts to relocate populations in poor or bombed-out housing following the Second World War World War II or the Second World War, often abbreviated as WWII or WW2, was a global war A world war is "a war War is an intense armed conflict between states State may refer to: Arts, entertainment, and media Literatur .... They were developed in three waves. Later developments included the expanded towns: existing towns which were substantially expanded to accommodate what was called the "overspill" population from densely populated areas of deprivation. Designated new town New is an adjective referring to some ...
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Town And Country Planning In The United Kingdom
Town and country planning in the United Kingdom is the part of English land law English land law is the law of real property In England, English common law, real property, real estate, realty, or immovable property is land which is the property of some person and all structures (also called Land improvement, improve ... which concerns land use planning Land-use planning is the process of regulating the use of land by a central authority. Usually, this is done in an effort to promote more desirable social and environmental outcomes as well as a more efficient use of resources. More specifically, .... Its goal is to ensure sustainable economic development and a better environment. Each country of the United Kingdom A country is a distinct territorial body or political entity A polity is an identifiable political entity—any group of people who have a collective identity, who are organized by some form of Institutionalisation, institutionalized social ... has ...
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Government Of The United Kingdom
ga, Rialtas na Ríochta Aontaithe sco, Govrenment o the Unitit Kinrick , image = HM Government logo.svg , image_size=220px, date_established = , state = United Kingdom The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed. The Guardian' and Telegraph' use Britain as a synonym for the United Kingdom. Some prefer to use Britain as shorth ... , address = 10 Downing Street 10 Downing Street in London London is the and of and the . It stands on the in south-east England at the head of a down to the , and has been a major settlement for two millennia. The , its ancient core and financial centre, was f ..., London London is the Capital city, capital and List of urban areas in the United Kingdom, largest city of England and the United Kingdom. It stands on the River Thames in south-east England at the head of a estuary down to the North Sea, and has b ... , leader_title = P ...
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New Towns Act 1946
The New Towns Acts were a series of Acts of Parliament Acts of parliament, sometimes referred to as primary legislation In parliamentary systems and presidential systems of government, primary legislation and secondary legislation, the latter also called delegated legislation or subordinate legislat ... to found new settlements or to expand substantially existing ones, to establish Development Corporations to deliver them, and to create a Commission to wind up the Corporations and take over their assets and liabilities. Of these, the more substantive acts were the New Towns Act 1946 and the Town Development Act 1952. New Towns were developed in three generations. *The first generation set up in the late 1940s concentrated predominantly on housing development on greenbelt sites with little provision for cars; eight were in a ring around London. *The second generation in the early 1960s included a wider mix of uses and used more innovative architecture. *The third generation tow ...
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New Town Development Corporation
The New Towns Acts were a series of Act of Parliament (UK), Acts of Parliament to found new settlements or to expand substantially existing ones, to establish Development Corporations to deliver them, and to create a Commission to wind up the Corporations and take over their assets and liabilities. Of these, the more substantive acts were the New Towns Act 1946 and the Town Development Act 1952. New Towns were developed in three generations. *The first generation set up in the late 1940s concentrated predominantly on housing development on greenbelt sites with little provision for cars; eight were in a ring around London. *The second generation in the early 1960s included a wider mix of uses and used more innovative architecture. *The third generation towns were larger; they included Milton Keynes (designated in 1965) and Central Lancashire, currently the last (designated in 1970). These later new towns tended to be designed around car travel. By 2002, about 2 million people were ...
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