S.E.E(Social, Economic, Environmental) To be sustainable must be a balance: Environmental
Brownfield vs Greenfield development Consequences of land use change
Brownfield or Greenfield – Which is best? Brownfield - A site that has been built on before and is ready for development. Normally associated with urban inner city areas Greenfield – A site that has not been built on before. Often rural/countryside areas. This includes the rural-urban fringe.
Land use change – multipurpose land use is more sustainable
How sustainable is developing a Brownfield site compared to a Greenfield site?
Annotation / case study TASK: 1) Annotate the maps to show how Gunwharf has been redeveloped, comment on how land-use has changed 2) Answer: Is the redevelopment of Gunwharf sustainable? Explain why. 3) Copy & complete the table
Is the Gunwharf redevelopment sustainable? Yes, It is sustainable because: Mixed land use means that the space is used more often by different groups of people As Gunwharf is an outlet area it does not compete directly with the shops in Commercial Road Key worker housing and affordable housing have to be provided as part of the development (e.g. No1 Gunwharf is 23% social housing) Generating tourist income for the city Reusing a site and protecting listed and historic buildings Is not out of town so is still easily accessible But, it is Not sustainable where: Entertainment and restaurants have caused the decline in the Southsea Pier area, Odean cinema in North End, Port Solent
Brownfield + Greenfield Greenfield vs Brownfield Sites2.flv
Redevelopment of Portsmouth New housing is always in demand in Portsmouth, constant regeneration. There are 2 possible sites: Horsea Island or Waterlooville. TASK:
Follow the task sheet to consider the advantages / disadvantages of the two sites.
Use the OS map to help you, use evidence of existing land-use & infrastructure
Make a decision about which site is best for redevelopment & write a paragraph to explain why
Questions: Many people are choosing to move out of city locations and into the countryside. Identify 3 groups of people who support migration from urban to rural areas, and 3 groups who are against this. Explain why each group feels the way they do. 2.Explain what is meant by the term ‘Green Belt’ 3. What problems exist with Green Belts?
Half Term Homework: due 2nd March Mini-project. Find out about services in different settlements. Compare what kinds of services (and how many) you find in different sized settlements. E.g. in what size settlement would you expect to find more specialist shops? What sorts of services are available in villages compared to cities? Make a factfile / case study of a large retail centre (e.g. Trafford Centre, Bluewater, Lakeside, etc.). Include facts such as: range of shops / services, numbers of customers, how far people are prepared to travel (if you can find this).