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I am going to attempt to find out if there is a shopping hierarchy in North West London. I will look at four shopping areas which I consider to be important shopping centres.

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Introduction I am going to attempt to find out if there is a shopping hierarchy in North West London. I will look at four shopping areas which I consider to be important shopping centres. I will study: > Pennine Drive > Golders green > The Broadwalk Shopping Centre > Brent Cross Shopping Centre Hypotheses I think that Brent Cross will be the cleanest and have the most parking and the cleanest environment. I also think that it will be the most popular in terms of people walking inside. I think that Golders Green will have the most busses and cars but not so many people as Brent Cross because its located on a main road so people do not have to walk so far. Pennine Drive I think will be the least busy and have the fewest shops, transport and people. This is because it's in a small area of town and is very small. I think that The Broadwalk will be similar to Brent Cross as they are in similar situations and are effectively rivals. I will study each of the areas and gather information on the following aspects: > Number or pedestrians which pass in 15 minutes > The flow of traffic in both directions over 10 minutes o Cars o Busses o Taxis > Availability of Parking o Number of spaces o Type of ...read more.

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To find out about the environment in my areas I did an environmental survey of the area. I looked at Graffiti, Litter, Natural Features (trees etc), Transport and Accessibility to shops. I gave each heading a mark out of 5 (with 1 being the Excellent and 5 being poor). These results will only give my opinion of the areas so I will collect photos to show why I gave the rating which I did. Environmental Quality Survey Pennine Drive 1 2 3 4 5 Smell Sound Chewing Gum Bins Cigarettes Clean Area Benches Variety of Shops Brent Cross 1 2 3 4 5 Smell Sound Chewing Gum Bins Cigarettes Clean Area Benches Variety of Shops Golders Green 1 2 3 4 5 Smell Sound Chewing Gum Bins Cigarettes Clean Area Benches Varity of Shops The Broadwalk 1 2 3 4 5 Smell Sound Chewing Gum Bins Cigarettes Clean Area Benches Variety of Shops Ratings 1- Excellent 2 - Very good 3 - Acceptable 4 - Poor 5 - Appalling Smell What was the general atmosphere was like, did it smell of smoke, fumes or flowers. Sound Did the noise of the traffic or other features annoy you. Chewing gum How much chewing gum do you see on the floor, on walls etc. ...read more.

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Yes 0 No 15 Why do you come here? Shopping 13 Food (restaurants etc) 0 Work/Business 2 Leisure 0 Other 0 Questionnaire Results Brent Cross Questions Answers Frequency How often do you come here? Every day 9 Once a week 4 Twice a week 2 Once a month 0 How far do you travel to get here? Less than half a mile 13 Half - One mile 2 One to Two miles 0 More than 2 miles 0 What form of transport do you use to get here? Car 1 Bus 3 Walk 12 Train 0 Taxi 0 Do you ever come here just to look? Yes 0 No 15 Why do you come here? Shopping 13 Food (restaurants etc) 0 Work/Business 2 Leisure 0 Other 0 Questionnaire Results The Broadwalk Questions Answers Frequency How often do you come here? Every day 9 Once a week 4 Twice a week 2 Once a month 0 How far do you travel to get here? Less than half a mile 13 Half - One mile 2 One to Two miles 0 More than 2 miles 0 What form of transport do you use to get here? Car 1 Bus 3 Walk 12 Train 0 Taxi 0 Do you ever come here just to look? Yes 0 No 15 Why do you come here? Shopping 13 Food (restaurants etc) 0 Work/Business 2 Leisure 0 Other 0 Sami Greenbury ...read more.

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