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1596: A Bridge to the Country, a Gateway to the Town...Whose Rural-Urban Fringe?

This article was adapted from an original version published by the Rural Services Network. Jessica Sellick, Rose Regeneration & RSN

Year of Publication2012

This article explores the spaces where the countryside meets town – often referred to as the Rural-Urban Fringe. What is the rural-urban fringe? How has it been understood by policy makers, academics and practitioners? How is it changing and how can change be managed so that the ‘fringe’ is not a “wasted asset but an exciting landscape space fit for the 21st century?

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