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1

Give some components of Zone 2 in the concentric ring model

Low housing cost
Derelict land
Old industry in decay
Urban regeneration
Vandalism
High density of buildings
Old industrial factories
Tenements
Lack of open space
Air pollution
Graffiti

2

Give some components of Zone 3 in the concentric ring model

Detached housing
Good quality housing
Little industry
Corner shops
Schools
Space to build
Land is cheaper
Cut de sacs and crescents
Scenery
Open space

3

Give some components of Zone 4 in the concentric ring model

Factories
Little housing
Industrial estates
Large car parks
Main roads for access
Little congestion
Cheap land
Room to expand

4

Give some components of Zone 5 in the concentric ring model

Large buildings
Retail parks
Parking spaces
Cheap land
Wide roads for trucks
Spacious sites
Main roads
Supermarkets
Modern buildings

5

Give an example of the CBD in Glasgow

GOMA
Buchannan street bus station
Central station
St Enochs Centre
Argyle Street
Cineworld

6

Give an example of the Inner City in Glasgow

Govan

7

Give an example of the New Housing Zone in Glasgow

Newton mearns

8

Give an example of the New Industrial Zone in Glasgow

Hillington industrial estate

9

Give an example of the New Business District in Glasgow

Braehead
Silver urn

10

List some recent developments in the CBD

Movement to out of town shopping centres
Pedestrianised Zones
New offices
Indoor shopping centres
Closures of city shops
Former customers moving away

11

Problems in the CBD

Expensive parking
Increased competition for customers
Closure of some shops
Accessibility problems

12

Problems in the inner city

Pollution
Graffiti
Vandalism
Narrow streets
Declining industrial areas
Derelict land
Traffic congestion
Poor housing

13

Solutions in the Inner City

Smokeless zones
High chimmnies
Regeneration
Movement from old houses to new ones
New modern buildings
New road systems

14

Problems in the rural urban fringe

Large volume of traffic in rural roads
Loss of population
Urban sprawl
Increased demand for housing
Loss of farm land
More services required

15

Solutions in the rural urban fringe

Limitations of buildings
Commuter settlements
Green belt restrictions

16

Problems with shanty towns

Huge volume of people
Unstable housing materials
Illegal areas
No services provided
High spread disease
Poor sanitation
Overcrowding
Unemployment
Little health care
High crime rate
Landslides

17

What are self help schemes

Allow local people to improve the area
Government provides basic building materials
Services introduced
People can now buy their land

18

What are site and service schemes

Projects by local authorities to relocate the residents
Built with electricity and water
Refuse collections, schools, entertainment and health centres introduced

19

Give some components of Zone 1 in the concentric ring model

Main transport links
Lack of open space
Heavy traffic
Indoor shopping centres
Oldest part of town
High order shops
Pedestrianised streets
Grid iron street pattern
Expensive housing
Offices, hotels, entertainment
Museums
Tall buildings