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Sub-City or "B" Centre

LAND USE SPACE REQUIREMENTS/DESIGN CRITERIA AREA (ha)_
industrial Employment Facilities Western B Centre 250 ha

Eastern B Centre 135 ha

Central B Centre 50 ha

150 ha (average)
Government Employment Facilities Governmental offices to be grouped according to associations

with other offices.

4,0
Parastatai Offices Parastatal headquarters offices. 9,300 m2 floor area required

per 8 Centre.

1.9
Hotels Hotels, conveniently located to public transit and the urban open space

in the B Centre, require a floor area of 17,500 m2.

5.2
Shops, stores and other retail

facilities

Highway-oriented commercial for the car-travelling public,

warehouses, some daily convenience shopping and some comparison

shopping, requires 39,000 m2 of floorspace.

7.8
Recreation Cinemas, a recreation centre, and outdoor dancing and eating spaces

(cafes and restaurants), billiard rooms, ping pong, dars, bowling

alley (5,000 m'2)

1.0
Post Office/Telecommunications Adjacent to major roads, centrally located in the shopping area. 1.0
Facilities    
Parking Space for 200 cars. 0.5
Police/fire/ambulance stations 1 ha site, centrally located and accessible to major roads. 1.0
Transformer/pumping stations Variable locations, depending on need. Architectural integration

required and protection of community from adverse environmental

effects, such as odours, noise or visual pollution.

0.5
Taxi stands, etc. Related to core of centre. 0.5
Total B Centre (excluding industry

and roads)

Total average land area require)d per B Centre, excluding the industrial

iand component and the land rtsquired for roads, which vary

considerably for each location.

26.4
Total for 3 B Centres (excluding

industry and roads)

3 x 26.4 ha 79.2
Totai for 3 B Centres including industry 79.2 ha + 435 ha say 515



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