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Estates management 2020/21 - Total grounds area

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Estates management 2020/21

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Total grounds area

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Short nameSMGAT

This field contains data about total grounds area. The value can be recorded to three decimal places.

Applicable toEngland Northern Ireland Scotland Wales

All higher education providers (HEPs).

UnitHectare (ha)

Total grounds area for the whole estate.

The total hectarage of grounds (including residential areas) regularly maintained by the HEP. Include the area of surface level car parks, highways, operational farmland, listed or heritage areas and areas of ground water e.g. ponds, lakes and rivers, which are the maintenance responsibility of the HEP.

Exclude space allocated under Playing fields area, farmland held for investment or primarily commercial purposes and space which is left fallow (e.g. development sites, non-maintained woodland etc.) and any areas of water maintained by others e.g. Department for the Environment, British Waterways Board etc. The footprints of buildings should not be included.

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Part of
Field length8
Minimum occurrences0
Maximum occurrences1
Schema components
Element: SMGAT

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