Urbanisation

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  • Created on: 15-11-12 19:29
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  • Urbanisation
    • Brownfield site
      • Not destroying rural ares
      • Unoccupied land that can be redeveloped
      • More housing made by subdividing and building up
      • Make use of derelict land and re-using old industrial/ commercial sites
      • Reduces reliance upon cars and increases retail of city services
    • Greenfield site
      • Often healthier and have a better quality of life
      • Most people prefer to live in rural ares
      • People are moving away from the cities
      • Cheaper to build on - don't need to be cleaned up
      • Less congestion
      • Lots of greenfield sites left
    • Competition for rural urban fringe
      • Large suburban housing
      • Country park/ nature reseve
      • Farmland
      • Golf course
      • Dump/ quarry/ landfill/ sewage works
      • Educational facilities
      • Places of worship
      • Council estates
      • Recreational activities
      • Supermarket/ hypermarket
      • Motorways/ roads/ railways
      • Trading estate/ business park
    • Redevelopment in Guildford
      • CCTV
      • Landscaping (hanging baskets/ benches)
      • Refurbished Friary (shopping mall)
      • Pedestrianisation
      • Pop up toilets
      • Relaying cobbles
      • Street lighting
      • Built GLive (replaced Civic Hall)
      • Street market (farmers' market)
    • Traffic
      • Releases air pollution in the form of greenhouse gases
      • Noise pollution  from large vehicles
      • Fumes discolour buildings
      • Unsightly/ unattractive
      • Light pollution at night
      • Health issues from exhaust fumes
    • Solutions of traffic
      • Park and ride
      • Bus lanes
      • Cycle lanes
      • Oyster cards
      • Boris bikes
      • Cable car
      • Congestion charge
      • Traffic calming
      • Pedestrianisation
      • Trams

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