Fine words

As planners we strive for clarity and precision when writing committee reports and site appraisals, so it’s useful to keep a mental folder of relevant vocabulary. You might like to file the following from a recent appeal decision (DCS Number 400-017-750).

“It …. is enclosed …. by trapezoidal section steel cladding.” and “The roof is sinusoidal profile asbestos sheeting.” Is that class, or what? It’s certainly a step up from ‘wriggly tin’ and ‘corrugated asbestos’.

Happy to share.

One Response to “Fine words”

  1. Andrew Cook

    Some years ago we had an appeal decision which referred to a ‘gallimaufry of design’ – I’ve not yet managed to use the term in a committee report!


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