Settlements

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  • Settlement
    • Site
      • Actual land a settlement is built on
    • Situation
      • Position compared to whats around it
    • Function
      • What a settlement does
        • I.E Guildford does consumer trade and finance
    • UK
      • Loads of rural settlements
        • With a pub and a shop- Headley
      • Quite a few small towns- Haslemere
      • Less Large Towns
        • eg Chichester
      • Even fewer cities
        • eg Portsmouth
      • Very few big cities- Manchester
      • London- League of it's own
    • Urbanisation
      • Puch factor
      • All due to money and jobs
      • Can lead to slums
      • Fewer and fewer jobs
      • More pressure on council
        • Have to deal with unemployment
    • Counter urbanisation
      • People move  to rural towns for lifestyle
        • Healthier
        • Quieter
          • Less stress
        • Better to bring up children
      • Advantages
        • More people= more services
        • Old buildings renovated
        • Demand for local businesses
        • Younger people in villages
      • Problems
        • House prices go up
        • Urban sprawl
          • Bad for environment
        • Youngsters can't afford to live there

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