front onto

front onto (something)

To be positioned in the direction of something. I want a bedroom that fronts onto the park behind the house.
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front onto

v.
To be facing something. Used especially of buildings: The living room windows front directly onto the street.
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The scheme would reach up to four storeys and comprise three detached buildings with a landscaped courtyard and a fourth building containing a ground floor commercial unit which would front onto Bristol Road and enclose the site.
Two of the retail units front onto the pedestrianised Fargate Street with six fronting the adjoining retail arcade of Chapel Walk.
Once the embroidery is complete, re-place the pattern front onto the fabric; retrace if necessary, and then cut out.
The council has already acquired Marland House and St David's House which both front onto the train and bus stations.
The properties front onto Bridle Road, close to Dunningsbridge Road, giving quick access to the M57 and M58.
The new store which will be built on land at Grange Road and Oliver Street will be approximately 90,000 square feet when completed and will front onto Grange Road - part of the main shopping area.
The kitchen is open plan with a family room which has French doors to the rear and some to the front onto a terrace with views of the coast.
However, Wilkin is not one to find excuses and paid credit to Trinity's tenacity and game plan while trying to put a positive front onto his own team's demise.
The parish council is seeking the reduction because many homes in the village front onto the road, linking the A1(M) Blind Lane junction, at Chester-le-Street, with Washington.
The core of the new town centre will front onto the River Dargle incorporating shops, cinemas, bars, a hotel, restaurants, community facilities and public plazas.
To analyze a wafer surface, the nanotopography system projects a flat wave front onto the wafer.
Nearly all of the existing fabric on the site has been demolished, though the GBS Theatre and most rooms on that front onto Gower Street have been retained.
Phase three would see two more towers built, of ten and 14 storeys respectively, which will front onto Well Lane and also contain a mix of retail, residential and office space.
The new premises, which will front onto Chapel Street, will allow the shop to offer seating to its customers for the first time.