[Talk-GB] Use of place=town

Richard Mann richard.mann.westoxford at gmail.com
Fri Aug 3 17:59:08 BST 2012

Is it me, or have people been a bit over-enthusiastic with the use of
place=town in parts of north London? I'd have thought "town" should be more
restricted to definite centres, with place=suburb quite sufficient for the

Market towns used to have a rule that they only got a charter if they were
6 miles from the nearest existing town, and that sort of spacing (or close
to it) would have a fair degree of logic. A selective cull may be in order.

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