Locational factors in an MEDC - Westfield, London, UK

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Background - what is the tertiary sector?
The tertiary sector is where finished products are sold or a service is provided.
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Background - Where is Westfield located?
Westfield is in the queen Elizabeth II park in Stratford East London 7km east from the city of London UK
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Factors of location - how many people live within 5 miles of Westfield?
1 million people are within five miles of Westfield.
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Factors of location - what will the 2012 olympics provide the shopping centre with?
In August 2012 the shopping centre will receive a huge boost of trade due to the olympic games being held at the park.
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Factors of location - Name some of the transport links to the area.
Numerous tube lines stop there e.g. the jubilee and central line. The DLR light railway, numerouse overground trains stop there including trains from kent, cab ridge and Hertford. as well as easy access by car from the A12
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Factors of location - what are some of the services provided to car users to make the location more attractive?
free parking in a 1000 space car park for up to 2 hours
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Factors of location - the area is on flat land, what does this mean?
flat land makes it easy to build on.
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Factors of location - what are some of the other services provided in the area to encourage people to enjoy a prolonged shopping experience?
there are over 70 place to eat and a 12 screen cinema encouraging people to shop for longer.
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Other Factors of location -
it is strategically placed between central London and the affluent areas of Kent, Essex and east anglia. It also has easy access for dockland workers
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Background - Where is Westfield located?

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Westfield is in the queen Elizabeth II park in Stratford East London 7km east from the city of London UK

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