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Compare and Contrast 2 MEDC Urban Areas of Different sizes

Urban= characteristics of towns and cities, their size, density, environments and way of
life

General features are similar in most urban places for example dominance of buildings
and transport systems which causes an exclusion of the natural world, congestion and…

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Other industries= drug manufacture,
IT, communication, insurance and
electronics
Commercial Key commercial areas e.g. Festival Place- economic and
Oxford Street, Westfields leisure
shopping centre

Transport Can support bigger networks Has cycle network to extending to
London Underground- 2nd longest Alton, Alresford and Reading
metro system in the world Closest international…

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Flagship schemes such as canary
wharf have given publicity to
potential of regeneration
Environment Pollution is greater due to Pressure to build outwards onto
industrial importance and farmland putting pressure on rural
amount of people- reduced by areas immediately beyond the
series of clean air acts, urban fringe
de-industrialisation and…

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