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An Investigation into Shopping patterns in horncastle

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Introduction My name is Mokbul Hussain and I have done some investigation in Horncastle. On Friday 8 may the geography class and we went to the Horncastle town. It was a nice and hot day. We investigated as a pair and we have found out lot information. Horncastle is a town in Lincolnshire (in the middle of England towards the east coast).The town of Horncastle is an urban area that is larger than a village but smaller than a city. Unless Horncastle grows to a size. Horncastle sits at the crossroads of two of Lincolnshire's major roads: the A158 runs west-east, joining the county town of Lincoln with the resort of Skegness on the Lincolnshire coast; the A153 joins Louth in the north with Sleaford and Grantham in the south. These two roads meet at the Bull Ring in the centre of Horncastle. The A158 through Horncastle becomes particularly busy during the summer holidays, as holidaymakers travel to and from Skegness. To alleviate the pressure on the town centre caused by this traffic, Horncastle is home to a 'hub' for the InterConnect rural bus service. Regular buses run to Lincoln, Skegness, and across the Wolds. ...read more.

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The environment The environment is the surroundings in the area, these being things like; Graffiti Type of housing Trees Street lighting Pavements Litter Facilities Traffic Garages Parks Vandalism Size of housing Number of cars parked on the road Wild life LOCATION Litter Dog or Pigeon fowling Noise Air Quality Vanda lism Crowding Total Score Market Square 3 1 1 3 3 2 13 Car Park 3 2 1 2 4 3 15 Near Bins (not in) 4 4 1 3 4 4 20 Road 3 2 3 4 4 2 18 River 4 4 4 4 4 20 Castle 3 2 2 4 4 2 17 Bridge 2 2 2 2 4 2 14 0 TOTAL Score 22 17 14 18 27 19 117 I did some Environmental Investigation near Tesco. We went to different place in same location. And we have found out how many things are there as you can see on the table. the Methodology Size of housing In Horncastle The size of housing is important as the bigger the house the more rooms and people like there privacy, also houses with big gardens are better and reduce crime and vandalism and accidents. ...read more.

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This pie chart is showing how many transports Going OUT of the town centre Going INTO the town centre Litter Litter is an important factors my hypothesis to see if the outer town is a better environment than the inner town. The amounts of litter can vary the living standard which will affect house costs, as if there is a lot of litter in the area the housing prices will decrease and conversely the less the litter or no litter the housing prices will increase. Litter is not an attraction which will decrease the amounts of tourists visiting the town. To find out I will account how many pieces of litter I see on my roads that I have chosen on about a thirty meter stretch. Obviously the road that has the most litter is the worst road according to litter. I am doing this because it will help me find out my hypothesis (outer town better than inner town) and also litter is important to the environment, also litter is a sign of bad people in the area and this can lead to crime. List of Car Parks in Horncastle The Market Place Horncastle ?? ?? ?? ?? ...read more.

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