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1

What happened in 1930 in terms of uk suburbanisation?

Few planning controls, ribbon development

2

What happened in 1940 in terms of uk suburbanisation?

Green belt pioneered

3

What happened in 1950-60 in terms of uk suburbanisation?

Suburban fringe

4

What happened in 1970-80 in terms of uk suburbanisation?

Car ownership increased and businesses moved out of the city

5

What happened in 1990 in terms of uk suburbanisation?

Construction of detached houses, shopping centre and schools were built due to high demand

6

The more affluent families can afford to commute into work, living in the suburbs - what is this known as?

White flight

7

What are social reason for suburbanisation?

Improvement in transport, increase in technology and efficient delivery express (e.g FEDEX)

8

What are economic reasons for suburbanisation?

Land is cheaper and creation of edge cities

9

Give an example of an edge city and explain why?

Croydon - nestle has its home headquarters located there

10

How has the London Underground attempted to aid suburbanisation?

Proposed cross rail ideas running north to south and east to west

11

What are the consequences of suburbanisation?

•only wealthy can afford, social segregation
•abandoned buildings become derelict
•businesses move out of the city, unemployment
•more cars lead to more accidents
•increased pollution

12

What is the bid rent theory?

The price of land decreases the further away from the city centre

13

Define suburbanisation

The movement of people and businesses to the outskirts of a city

14

What happened in 1930 in terms of uk suburbanisation?

Few planning controls, ribbon development

15

What happened in 1940 in terms of uk suburbanisation?

Green belt pioneered

16

What happened in 1950-60 in terms of uk suburbanisation?

Suburban fringe

17

What happened in 1970-80 in terms of uk suburbanisation?

Car ownership increased and businesses moved out of the city

18

What happened in 1990 in terms of uk suburbanisation?

Construction of detached houses, shopping centre and schools were built due to high demand

19

The more affluent families can afford to commute into work, living in the suburbs - what is this known as?

White flight

20

What are social reason for suburbanisation?

Improvement in transport, increase in technology and efficient delivery express (e.g FEDEX)

21

What are economic reasons for suburbanisation?

Land is cheaper and creation of edge cities

22

Give an example of an edge city and explain why?

Croydon - nestle has its home headquarters located there

23

How has the London Underground attempted to aid suburbanisation?

Proposed cross rail ideas running north to south and east to west

24

What are the consequences of suburbanisation?

•only wealthy can afford, social segregation
•abandoned buildings become derelict
•businesses move out of the city, unemployment
•more cars lead to more accidents
•increased pollution

25

What is the bid rent theory?

The price of land decreases the further away from the city centre

26

Define suburbanisation

The movement of people and businesses to the outskirts of a city