Bayston Hill - Counter-urbanisation

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  • Bayston Hill
    • Causes of C.Urbanisation
      • The town has good links to Telford & West Midlands
      • In 1961 limits to the development allows for 1870 houses to be built on greenfield land
        • Semi-detatched
        • 3 Bedrooms
        • Suitable for familes
        • Along with larger detatched houses
      • Good transport links means that commuting is easy
      • A 2nd primary school built
      • 75% of workers live outside the town
      • Since 1811, huge amounts of new services provided
    • Effects of C.Urbanisation
      • Lack of affordable housing
        • 28% say their children will have to move out
      • Offers jobs within the town
        • e.g Garage or doctors
      • Housing built on Greenfield
      • Better sense of community
      • Congestion
        • 67% travel to work by car
    • Location
      • Central Shropshire
      • On main A49 Road
      • North West of England
    • 38% of housing is Detatched
    • 37% of residents work between 2-5km away
    • 21% of workers educated to at least 1st degree level

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