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Another “development” opportunity

While cycling along Glaisdale Drive the other day, I noticed a demolished industrial site, now on sale for “development”.  The 2.2 Acre site is starting to green up, with pioneer species getting a foothold……

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Similarly to my recent post about an empty site in Forest Fields, seeing this plot made me contemplate more imaginative futures for the land than “development”.  Although the site is nothing special at the moment, it could become a valuable local green space for people and nature, in an area dominated by industrial units and high-density housing…