It seems to be used as a dumping ground for old trailers, rubble, bricks, scrap and a few run-down buildings on the site. Cannot seem to find out what this site is officially used for. Here is the place: https://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=19/52.85360/-2.71682 and https://www.openstreetmap.org/edit#map=19/52.85366/-2.71640. What should it be mapped as?

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From your description, maybe landuse=landfill.

From the aerial imagery, though, it might just be some land with some buildings and junk piles on it. I'm not sure how I'd categorize it -- some people just like to put buildings and junk on their land. It might be residential or industrial, but if you don't know it's better not to force fit a possibly false tag IMO. There isn't a mandate to categorize every square meter of the Earth. (Some mappers disagree of course. Always.)

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From the imagery, it just looks like an old farmyard, or one of the places on the borderline between residential, agricultural and industrial; it doesn't look like a landfill. I probably wouldn't especially worry about it and just pick "what it most looks like to you". It is, at the end of a day, just someone's house and yard.

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