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Published by Polytechnic of the South Bank, Faculty of the Built Environment in London, Eng .
Written in English


  • City planning -- England.,
  • City planning -- England -- London.

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Edition Notes

Statement[Brian G. Field].
SeriesOccasional paper / Polytechnic of the South Bank. Department of Town Planning, Occasional paper (Polytechnic of the South Bank. Dept. of Town Planning)
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 28 l. ;
Number of Pages28
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22187745M

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