Geography 1

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#Urban Environments (Michaelmas term)

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  • Created by: Robbie
  • Created on: 19-06-11 17:14

Central Business District

  • City Of London
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  • Peak land value access
  • Excellent access
  • Commercial functions dominate
  • Historical heart of the City
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Redevelopment

  • Canary Wharf
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  • Old inner city dockland
  • Redeveloped by business
  • Improved infrastructure and transport network = Land value increased
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Middle Class resisdential

  • Croydon
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  • 1950-1970 Suburbs
  • Semi detached housing
  • Good access for commuters by roads
  • Higher % green space
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High Class Resisdential

  • Rickmansworth
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  • Near greenbelt zone
  • Large, detached housing
  • Low housing density
  • High Enviromental quality and green space
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GreenField Industry

  • Peckham
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  • Edge of city
  • Industrial and Retail development
  • Good access to M25/M4
  • Cheaper land

 

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Inner City

  • Peckham
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  • Low class residential
  • High density tower blocks
  • Low enviromental quality and green space
  • Difficult inner city access
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