front onto (something)

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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 building is unlisted but is nevertheless considered to be a non-designated heritage asset and it sits in the Frankwell Quay part of the Shrewsbury Town Conservation Area fronting onto the river.
It suggests land fronting onto the Irwell around Mary Street could be redeveloped first, creating a new waterfront residential neighbourhood with walkways along the river.
We Richard and Kathleen Brady make application for planning permission for development on site to rear of 61 North Circular Road, Dublin 7, (a protected structure) fronting onto Marlborough Mews.
The project, designed by Birmingham practice Associated Architects, will redevelop vacant land fronting onto Newhall Street and next to Newhall Square, close to where Staycity opened a new aparthotel complex earlier this year.
The project, designed by Associated Architects, will redevelop vacant land fronting onto Newhall Street and next to Newhall Square, close to where Staycity opened a new apart-hotel complex earlier this year.
Construction will start with a 92,500 sq ft area of retail space known as the Western Quarter, which will have an "anchor" tenant unit fronting onto Edge Lane and the first in a horseshoeshaped run of retail unit.
This property comprises a listed shop property fronting onto Market Place providing approximately 1,566 sq ft on basement, ground, first and second floors.
A well presented two/three bedroom next-to-end terrace studio-style residence in a row backing onto Lon Engan and fronting onto neatly-kept communal lawned gardens.
When completed the hotel will consist of 74 rooms, including 18 suites, three bars and restaurants, meeting facilities, a spa and rooftop hydrotherapy pool and prestige retail space fronting onto Nevsky Prospect.
Lafarge will also contribute $25,000 to tar chip the surface of a 1.3 km portion of Governors Road West from the west side of the Lafarge pit to 500 metres east of Puttown Road, fronting onto a residential area.
Cllr Mary Lanigan said the height of the fence fronting onto the high street was "excessive" and Cllr Steve Kay criticised the retrospective rebuilding of the electric supply.
The development, at Seymour Street, off London Road, will be a mix of five, six and seven-storey buildings with a tower fronting onto the main road.
It also has a balcony fronting onto Cyncoed Road with a paved area for several cars and a generous sized garden at the front and rear.