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Case Study Hull North Ferriby - Describe the impact of the A63 (Ferriby by-pass) on North Ferriby.

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Case Study Hull North Ferribv. Satellite / Commuter Settlement. 1. Describe the impact of the A63 (Ferriby by-pass) on North Ferriby. The A63 has made life easier for the residents of North Ferriby, noise and traffic has been significantly reduced as commuters travelling to Hull can use the by-pass instead of travelling on the B1231 through North Ferriby. The B1231 could become crowded if there was an accident or problem on the A63 as it could be closed meaning the B1231 would probably be used. 2. What is meant by the term satellite/commuter settlement? This is a village or town where the residents work in a nearby town or city. They live in the area and commute to work. The residents will be wealthy and own a car to drive to work. They consider living away from the city to be a better quality of life. 3. Describe the socio-economic groups that live in North Ferriby. Explain why they live in this location. The socio-economic groups are mainly skilled occupations, which are non-manual, managerial & technical. These are the groups with the highest percentages, 10% professional also live in the area. The people have a lot of money and can afford to live in the area, the houses are expensive and crime is low. 4. What is meant by the term "Counter Urbanisation"? ...read more.


4. Describe the density and style of housing in the area. The density of housing in the area was very high, as many people would live in the high rise flats so the population would be very dense, also terraced housing would also be very dense as the houses were all joined together, and many all in one area. The houses were small so people would be almost packed into them adding to the density. The houses were scruffy looking and needed renovating. 5.To what extent were these an improvement to peoples 'Quality of life'? The council basically gave people no choice in the matter and were forced to move into the high-rise flats. The houses were an improvement on their old housing but families were separated, people wasted money on transport into town and over the years the houses became damp and run down. This means that the residents quality of life wasn't really improved, they would probably have been happier overall if they had stayed in their old houses. 6.What groups of people live here? The socio economic groups are mainly unskilled and partly skilled workers. This shows that they will most probably be making little money and most probably have a basic education so the people would have a lot of difficulty trying to get a very well paid job. ...read more.


During the 1970's de-industrialisation took place and the businesses in the area were closing down. The local council pumped money into the marina to improve the social environment and attract people, which would bring money into the marina area and Hull it self. 2. How did this affect the built environment? 3. How has the local partnership tackled this environment? 4. How has this area been improved? Gentrification?? 5.What type of residential accommodation is present? (Built environment). The residential accommodation that is present is caf´┐Ż bars, traditional pubs, shops and restaurants. 6.Which groups of people have moved into this area? The socio economic groups that have moved into the area are mainly people who are skilled at manual occupations and partly skilled people. Some are unskilled and a few of the people are managerial standard. The people who live here are generally middle-aged people or towards elderly. 7. How has the economy of the area been stimulated? Previously, when the fishermen were present in the area, the economy was quite low as they weren't earning a high wage and it was being spent in public houses and on essentials for the family. Now the people in the area earn a better wage and have better accommodation, which means they can spend their money on other things in the area such as the shops and restaurants. This means that the economy of the area has been stimulated by better industries and so forth, moving into the Hull Marina area. ...read more.

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