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Flashcards in Counter Urbanisation Deck (16):
1

Define urban sprawl

The boundary between rural and urban areas become less obvious

2

What are the effects on the rural areas due to counter urbanisation?

Modern housing estates, green sites built on, young cannot afford to buy and old properties are modernised

3

What are the causes of counter urbanisation?

Mobility, increased wealth, agricultural workers leave, green belt means people move out further and accessibility

4

What are the negative effects of counter urbanisation?

Social structures change, dormitory villages, increased population, house prices increase and loss of traditional buildings

5

What are the positive effects of counter urbanisation?

Improvement in services, support for local facilities, primary schools will flourish and housing fabric improves

6

How has housing changed from original to suburbanised village?

Stone built to renovated barns

7

How has transport changed from original to suburbanised village?

Buses to car ownership

8

How has social fabric changed from original to suburbanised village?

Close knit community to dormitory villages

9

What does the rural turn around include?

Out migration of village born adults, decline of elderly (death) and in migration of affluent families

10

Where is st Ives located?

Cambridgeshire

11

How many metres North of London is st Ives located?

100km N

12

What model does st Ives support?

Suburbanised village model

13

What is the surrounding area of st Ives used for?

Farmland

14

How is the population structure of st Ives changing?

Becoming more youthful

15

How have the stores changed at st Ives?

Local stores and but he's changed to designer clothes stores and antique dealers

16

Define counter urbanisation

The migration of people from major urban areas to smaller settlements and rural areas