Countryside next door: State of the Green Belt 2021
A steady increase in applications for housing on Greenfield sites
Green Belt is the countryside next door for 30 million people living in our large towns and cities.
Its role has never been more important while the threat of development has never been greater. Further encroachment risks decreasing the ability of the Green Belt to provide for nature, reduce the impacts of climate change and limit people’s access to green spaces.