counter urbanisation South Wales

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What is counter urbanisation
The movement of people from urban areas to rural areas.
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What is suburbanisation
The growth of areas on the fringes of major cities which can lead to urban sprawl.
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Give 3 reasons why Cardiff Bay became a 'zone of discard'
Low income, racial prejudice and ageing housing stock
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What is a commuter
A person who travels some distance to work on a regular basis.
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What sorts of jobs did the people who moved to Llanwit Major do?
Management and professional roles
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Why is Cardiff accessible from Llanwit Major?
The A48 and M4.
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List 5 services and facilities in Llantwit Major
Leisure centre, schools, doctor, library, supermarkets
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What kind of housing is available for newcomers?
Expensive, modern, planned estates
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Why are there increasing employment opportunities near Llantwit Major
Industrial Llandow industrial estate provides increasing numbers of employment opportunities
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What 4 factors influence the nature and extent of suburbanisation
Accessibility, facilities and services, available housing, attractive environment
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List 3 problems caused by counter urbanistion
Urban decay, loss of greenbelt, breakdown of rural communities
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How many people live in Llantwit Major?
14,000
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Why is a brownfield site a good place to put an industrial estate?
planning controls are more relaxed and land is cheaper compared to urban locations
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Why have many local stores closed in Llantwit Major?
More people do their shopping in large out of town superstores on the way from work
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Why is local public transport suffering
Most people now use cars
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Why has Llantwit Major got an aging population?
Local house prices are rising so younger population cannot get onto the property ladder and move away
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What problems does the aging population cause Llantwit Major?
Puts a strain onto local services such as health care
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List 3 reasons why people left Cardiff
Congestion, pollution, security
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What is suburbanisation

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The growth of areas on the fringes of major cities which can lead to urban sprawl.

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Give 3 reasons why Cardiff Bay became a 'zone of discard'

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What is a commuter

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What sorts of jobs did the people who moved to Llanwit Major do?

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