Urban Development

Key terms for Urban Development

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Suburbanisation
The outward spread of the urban area. A lower density compared with the older parts of the town/city.
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Decentraloisation
People and services moving away from the centre of the urban development. Is encouraged by improved transport links.
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Suburbanisation intensification
Process where suburbs become more urban. Introduction of non-residential activities and the development of the remaining open spaces.
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Counter Urbanisation
the movement of people from an urban area to a rural area.
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Regeneration
Revival and modernisation of old and rundown urban areas.
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Gentrification
Modernisation of urban properties.
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People and services moving away from the centre of the urban development. Is encouraged by improved transport links.

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Decentraloisation

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Process where suburbs become more urban. Introduction of non-residential activities and the development of the remaining open spaces.

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the movement of people from an urban area to a rural area.

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Revival and modernisation of old and rundown urban areas.

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