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BBC – How much of our area is built on?

The BBC website has a very interesting link about ‘How much of your area is built on

For the first time, you can find out at the click of button exactly how the land is used in our local authority area.

Do take a look and see how South Bucks compares with the rest of the UK. South Bucks:

Here are screen captures of the results taken Nov 2017:

  • Built on (buildings, roads, airports, quarries etc ) 17%
  • Green urban (parks, gardens, golf courses, sports pitches etc ) 15%
  • Farmland 50%
  • Natural (moors, heathland, natural grassland )18%

BBC land built on 1


BBC land built on 2