An Anatomy of Sprawl: Planning and Politics in Britain (RTPI by Nicholas A. Phelps

By Nicholas A. Phelps

Despite the mixed efforts of British planners, politicians, the general public and curiosity teams, the ‘Solent urban’ stands as certainly one of a couple of situations of a weird example of city sprawl – muted, and gradual to emerge – but produced ironically by way of very powerful pursuits in selling conservation and restraint.


This specific and worthy case research, whereas concentrating on the making plans and improvement of South Hampshire particularly, allows an in-depth examine of the problems surrounding making plans ideas just about turning out to be populations.

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