Geography: Case Study 2 (Shopping in Exeter)

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Where is Exeter located?
In the east of Devon, in the south west of England.
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Where is the largest area of shops in Exeter located?
CBD (Central Business District).
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Why do companies base their shops in the CBD?
Highest footfall, PLVI (place of land value intersection) is affordable for large chain stores.
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Name a shop in Exeter's CBD.
John Lewis,Debenhams, M&S, Boots, Next, River Island.
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Describe Princesshay before it was renovated in 2007.
Pedestrianised street, 1950's concrete buildings, run down, poor disabled access, "crumbling"
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How much did the renovation of Princesshay cost?
£230 Million.
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Describe Princesshay after it was renovated in 2007.
Undercover, pedestrian shopping area, used natural stone and wood, good disabled access and glass fronted shops.
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Name a shop or restaurant in Princesshay.
One of Many.
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Where are corner shops located within Exeter?
Inner city housing areas.
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Why are corner shops located in residential areas?
They sell convenience goods so they have only a small sphere of influence.
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Give an example of a corner shop chain.
Londis, Co-Op, CostCutter, Premier stores, SPAR.
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Why are small shopping parades located on main roads?
To attract passing trade.
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Where are Exeter's retail parks located?
East of Exeter- Rydon Lane, Alphington/ Marsh Barton.
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Why are retail parks locate on the outskirts of cities?
Less congestion, cheaper land, large sites for warehouse space and car parks, easy access for delivery drivers.
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Name a shopping parade in Exeter.
Whiten Barton, Heavitree.
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Where is the largest area of shops in Exeter located?

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CBD (Central Business District).

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Why do companies base their shops in the CBD?

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Name a shop in Exeter's CBD.

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Describe Princesshay before it was renovated in 2007.

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