Carlisle Housing Case Study

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  • Carlisle Housing Case Study
    • Background
      • Commuter town
      • Cumbria
      • Population: 100,000
      • 60 miles west of Newcastle
    • Botchergate
      • Inner city
      • Mainly 19th century terraces
        • Built for workers in the industrial revolution
        • High density
        • Poor quality
        • No gardens
        • Little space
        • Cheap
        • Poor parking
          • Congestion
        • Gridiron street pattern
      • Students, low income families, ethnic minority
      • Private rented or social housing
      • High crime rate
      • Access to transport and services in the CBD
    • Belah
      • Inner suburbs
      • Terraced, attached and detached
      • Moderate income families, young professionals and working class.
      • Better QOL and quality of housing
        • Lower crime
        • Gardens
      • Owner occupied and privately rented.
        • More expensive so people who live here can afford mortgages
      • Access to public transport
    • Lowry Hill
      • Outer suburbs
        • Poorer access to transport
        • Suburban shopping parades
      • Post 1960s housing
        • Mainly semidetached
      • Pleasant atmosphere- woodland areas
      • Owner occupied and social housing
        • Elderly,  working class, low income families
      • High density
      • Low crime

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