Counter-urbanisation

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counter-urbanisation
St Ives, Cambridgeshire
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population increase
1961 = 3,800 to 2012= 16,400
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pull factors
good road access and rail links to Cambridge and London
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how many commute
1/4 of working population commute to London
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congestion
congestion on main commuter route between St. Ives and Cambridge
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house prices
£130,000 in 2010 to £350,000 in 2017
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flooding
new developments on floodplain of River Great Ouse. 1000 properties at risk
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schools
lots of families putting pressure on schools
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shops and services
more
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management of housing prices
build 200 new houses, 75 of which affordable
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management of schools
expand primary schools, 240 more places
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management of traffic
£116 million guided busway which links St Ives to Huntingdon and Cambridge. plans to extend to a new train station in Cambridge
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management of flooding
£8.8 million flood protection complete
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population increase

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1961 = 3,800 to 2012= 16,400

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pull factors

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how many commute

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congestion

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