Suburbanisation - Surbiton

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  • Surbiton - Suburbanisation
    • Causes of suburbanisation here
      • Close to main roads e.g A3
      • Fastest trains reach LONDON WATERLOO within 18 mins
      • Variety of good housing here
      • Large variety of shops ect
      • Good state SCHOOLS
    • Effects of suburbanisation here
      • 70% of households own at least one car - CONGESTION
        • Cars park on roads making it hard for larger vehicles to pass
      • Located in LONDON TRAVEL ZONE 6 - Making it expensive to commute
        • Causes more people to drive to work - further increasing the air pollution and congestion
          • 40% of residents drive to work
      • House prices have soared
        • Average house price is nearly £700,000
    • Population
      • 1971
        • 141,000
      • 2011
        • 160,000
    • Managing the problems
      • IMPROVEMENT STRATEGY FOR SURBITON TOWN CENTRE
        • Launched in September 2009
        • Widening roads
        • New access road to station
        • Set delivery times for shops
          • Delivery bays can be used as parking bays
      • SURBITON NEIGHBOURHOOD COMMITTEE
        • Locals have more of a say
      • Currently a campaign to get Surbiton into travel zone 5
        • Cheaper for  commuters to use TRAIN
      • Secure bike storage

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