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Continuous Urban Fabric - BBC's New Landscape Map

How much of the UK is continuous urban fabric? Buildings cover less of Britain than the land revealed when the tide goes out!

The answer is 0.1%. Only 5.9% of land space in the UK is built on. The BBC has published new maps looking a land use across the UK. Apparently Bradford is 0.3% continuous urban fabric and 11% peat bog. 1.4% of the country is covered in buildings; 99% of the UK is not covered in housing!

Check out the BBC Land Use Calculator

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