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  1. The site presented is brownfield land, The Old Cement Works, in Colne, Borough of Pendle, Lancashire, BB8 8HW, on the west side of Knotts Lane, grid reference SD, easting: 38852080 - northing: 43928970. Its total size is 0.3ha(0.75acres), and is vacant and mostly cement ground. (appendix 1) The site is adjacent to Knotts Lane in Colne and an estate road will lead directly from the Lane to all five houses and their garages.
  2. Colne is a town and civil parish six miles northeast of Burnley, 25 miles east of Preston, 25 miles north of Manchester, and 30 miles west of Leeds. The M65 linking it to Preston terminates at the west end of town, whence the A56 leads onwards to Skipton and the A6068 to Keighley in Yorkshire. Colne railway station is the terminus of the East Lancashire railway line, at the other end of which is Preston, making Preston effectively Colne’s gateway to most parts of the UK.


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Assoc. prof. Zdravka Djandarmova, PhD

Trakia University – Stara Zagora, Faculty of Technics and Technologies, 

8600, Yambol, Bulgaria, 38, Graf Ignatiev Str.

Peter Dimitrov Djandarmov, PhD

University of Westminster, London, United Kingdom