SUBURBANISATION Kate & Sian
What is Suburbanisation <ul><li>The movement of people from the central and inner areas to the surrounding residential are...
Causes <ul><li>Increased use of private cars  </li></ul><ul><li>Improvements in infastructure </li></ul><ul><li>Overcrowdi...
Consequences <ul><li>Suburbanised areas have experienced much changes in recent years. </li></ul><ul><li>New population ha...
Changes in land use in suburbanised villages. <ul><li>Developments include  </li></ul><ul><li>Increase in housing estates ...
Case Study <ul><li>St Ives in Cambridgeshire </li></ul><ul><li>100km north of London and it lies on the A1123, 8km east of...
<ul><li>Housing in this area is affordable, but is still rising due to increase popularity. This is creating a gap between...
<ul><li>The services in the area have also increased due to the population increase. </li></ul><ul><li>Pressure to increas...
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  1. 1. SUBURBANISATION Kate & Sian
  2. 2. What is Suburbanisation <ul><li>The movement of people from the central and inner areas to the surrounding residential areas. </li></ul><ul><li>It takes place in MEDC’s as transport has developed enabling people to commute to their work place </li></ul>City
  3. 3. Causes <ul><li>Increased use of private cars </li></ul><ul><li>Improvements in infastructure </li></ul><ul><li>Overcrowding of urban areas </li></ul><ul><li>1930’s- few planning controls meant over expansion which lead to the creation of green belts </li></ul><ul><li>Higher quality of life in rural areas </li></ul><ul><li>Lower house prices and tax </li></ul>
  4. 4. Consequences <ul><li>Suburbanised areas have experienced much changes in recent years. </li></ul><ul><li>New population has been reflected by the change in the land use patterns- New houses have been built. </li></ul><ul><li>Local shopping centres have been built, along with many schools both primary and secondary. </li></ul><ul><li>Suburbanised areas also have other key elements like woodlands and parks, cemeteries, golf courses and playing fields. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Changes in land use in suburbanised villages. <ul><li>Developments include </li></ul><ul><li>Increase in housing estates of all varieties </li></ul><ul><li>New low order services </li></ul><ul><li>Conversion of farm buildings </li></ul>
  6. 6. Case Study <ul><li>St Ives in Cambridgeshire </li></ul><ul><li>100km north of London and it lies on the A1123, 8km east of Huntingdon of Cambridge. </li></ul><ul><li>St Ives is a riverside town. </li></ul><ul><li>The surrounding rural area is mainly farmland with many recent new housing developments. </li></ul><ul><li>The population structure of the town is changing due to the community ageing, and a large population of the working people are employed outside the town. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Housing in this area is affordable, but is still rising due to increase popularity. This is creating a gap between those people that can afford the rising costs of the houses and those that are on a low wage. </li></ul><ul><li>Recent retired people are moving here, which increase the demand for bungalows and small apartment blocks. </li></ul><ul><li>25% of St Ives working population now commute to London ever day by train, which takes an average 50 minutes from the station in Huntingdon. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>The services in the area have also increased due to the population increase. </li></ul><ul><li>Pressure to increase the housing stock is becoming greater from commuters. </li></ul>

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