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economic geography - out of town industry: why and impact

economic geography - out of town industry: why and impact

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    • Light industry near to major road or motorway, for transport of high value, low bulk raw materials and goods Cheaper land on greenfield site, lower bid rent and rates Room for large buildings, car parks and loading/unloading Footloose industries located near the urban market and near the suburban source of labour Pleasant working environment, near urban fringe and the countryside Well planned estate roads and ready built factories Excellent road links and accessibility to other towns and cities Distributive firms, food processing, light manufacturing, high tech firms and recently offices and hotels WHY ?
    • IMPACT LOSS OF FARMLAND INCREASED URBAN SPRAWL CHANGES CHARCTER OF RURAL AND SUBURBAN AREA INCREASED POLLUTION, AIR AND NOISE INCREASED CONGESTION LOSS OF HABITATS AND WILDLIFE STRAIN ON WATER AND SEWAGE SYSTEMS, POLLUTION OF NEARBY RIVERS AND LAKES