• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

could Greenwich be described as a honeypot?

Extracts from this document...

Introduction

Introduction The aim of my coursework is to identify the areas in Greenwich, which are or can be labelled a honeypot. I am going to achieve this by collecting factual data that will accept or reject my Hypotheses. I have five hypotheses, which I am hoping will clearly show which areas in Greenwich are honeypots. The data was collected on May 9th 2008 By the year ten geography students. My five hypotheses are: 1. If Greenwich is a honeypot, there will be many pedestrians in an area, the area will be busy. This is because if the area is a honeypot, lots of tourists will go there to see the attractions and to see what it is like. 2. Another way I can find out which areas in Greenwich are a honeypot, is by looking at the conditions of the environment. I predict that if the area is a honeypot, the surrounding area will be clean and tidy. I think this because if the area is a honeypot it would be good for the local economy so the council will try to make the area look as nice as possible so that tourists will come back. ...read more.

Middle

Some examples of honeypots in the UK are; Bowness-on-Windermere (the lake district, a national park) and Swan age (Dorset, a coastal town.) Methodology Our year 10 geography class travelled to Greenwich on May 9th 2008 to carry out coursework which would find out which areas in Greenwich are honeypots. We travelled to Greenwich via tube and DLR. After we arrived at the Cutty Sark (meeting point) we split into groups of around four or five and we were given an area in which to conduct data, either supporting or rejecting our hypotheses. We arrived at our site around 11.00, when we started our pedestrian count. 1. To make our pedestrian count fair the groups all started the pedestrian count at the same time 11.00 and we all counted for ten minutes. I carried out the pedestrian count because I wanted to find information which would lead me to find out which areas of Greenwich are honeypots, by counting the number of people walking past a certain point, in this case a gate, within the allocated area (St Mary's Gate.) There where people at the 13 different sites all counting people at the same time, thus making the count more fair. ...read more.

Conclusion

However the questionnaire could not be truly fair because when asked, some people, presumably tourists, said that they did not speak English, so couldn't reply. Also at different times of the year eg, summer holidays, there are different peaks in the number of tourists. 4. 5. I looked at pricing in cafes and bars for my fourth hypothesis because I wanted to see whether rent prices in Greenwich were higher in honeypot areas. My fourth hypothesis is that rent in honeypot areas of Greenwich would be more expensive. I took all these prices quickly in a notebook so that when I was ready I could put it all into a table later. I got the pricing by looking in estate agents windows and also got some later from websites (listed below.) I took the price of three standard three-bedroom terraced houses and calculated the average for five different areas; north, south, east, west and central . I chose this type of house because it is common. The good thing about this method is that it more fair because it is the same food and beverage items that I am comparing. The bad thing though is that the houses are all different from eachother ?? ?? ?? ?? 15/7/08 Greenwich - Coursework Emma Rafferty ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our GCSE Human Geography section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related GCSE Human Geography essays

  1. Geography Tourism Coursework

    This may mean that it will be hard for Cromer to have a good economic future, as it doesn't appeal to all ages as a tourist destination. Interpretation of Fig.

  2. To create three different hypotheses related to tourism and tourists in Dubai that can ...

    Chapter 3 and 4- Data Presentation and Analysis In this chapter, I will attempt to use a variety of presentational techniques to display the primary data that I have collected in chapter 2. I will also attempt an analysis of these graphs to help me prove or disprove my hypothesizes.

  1. GCSE Geography Settlement Coursework

    This graph shows that the Boots in Oxford's sphere of influence is much larger than Boots in Summertown's (precisely 5.5 miles, which is 29.7% of the total distance travelled to either settlement). The above map shows the sphere of influence for the Boots in Summertown (shown in red)

  2. Explore the effects of tourism in a honeypot and test the following hypothesis: Tourists ...

    walkers will support hiking and camping suppliers. A costal area would support beach shops. What are Tourists? Tourists are visitors to the area who travel there for lesure to enjoy the attractions secnary and activitys that caslton has to offer.

  1. Investigate the attractions of Dawlish and the effects that tourism has on the town.

    Insert map 4 www.southdevon.org.uk TRENDS IN TOURISM IN THE WORLD Tourism is one of the fastest growing industries in the world today. It is an important part of the economy in most developed countries and it is seen by developing countries as the way to wealth.

  2. Retail Coursework

    go into I usually chose to put these in "specialist shops" or "services" if they mainly offered a type of service Questionnaire I designed and copied a questionnaire and presented it to a random selection of people in the area to fill out "Purchases will be of higher order goods

  1. The aim of this paper is to answer three questions: How important is tourism ...

    o Tourism brings lots of traffic to the area * I will do a survey of the amount of passing cars. * I will ask in my questionnaire, to which extent locals are bothered by the traffic. * I will observe the shops and services in Conway and see whether they are high order or low order.

  2. In this coursework I am investigating the titles: "The centre of Greenwich is a ...

    Location C Someone who took a pedestrian count at site C described it as a busy location, surrounded by restaurants and rows of shops. Location D The site was very busy most of the time, there was a public house on the corner where you enter the market.

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work