Geography - Case Study 1: Housing in an urban area

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  • Case Study 1: Housing in an urban area
    • Colchester is made up of several housing areas
    • Inner City has small/cheap terraced housing
    • Newtown
      • South of Colchester
      • Late 1800s housing
        • Terraced housing
        • 3 bedroom est £135k
        • Compact
    • Highwoods
      • North East of Colchester
      • Variety of housing
      • Rented/social housing
    • St Andrews
      • Greenstead Green Estate
      • Built in 1950s
      • Semi-detatched
        • 3 bedroom est £140k
        • Parking behind houses
      • Near Colchester Uni
    • Lexden
      • West of Colchester
      • Detatched houses
        • Built in mixed times
        • 3 bedroom est £170k
      • Privately owned
    • ACCESS TO HOUSING
      • Access is affected by
        • Wealth
        • Income
        • family size
      • Higher income groups have more choice of housing
      • Lower income groups (without morgage) are more likely to rent

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