Settlement. STRATFORD ROAD (A34) - SPARKBROOK - Zone of Transition
SPARKBROOK
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SPARKBROOK
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The zone of transition includes industry and low class residential land uses. Note the litter.
An arterial routeway like the Stratford Road has retail land use because it has high accessibility
Sparkbrook includes new redevelopment as well as terraced housing like this.
Burglary rates are high in the inner ring. Look at the precautions one house owner has taken.
Derelict building.
Vacant building
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Sparbrook is an area of the 'Inner city'. Victorian factories are now abandoned or redeveloped.
This vacant land awaits development. Street vandalism and litter are evident.
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A former bank is now a Balti restaurant.
Poor quality housing has largely been demolished. Some old terraced housing still remains.

WARD STATISTICS OF DEPRIVATION 2000 - SPARKBROOK
The statistics will open as a spreadsheet in Microsoft Excel.
EXPLANATION OF STATISTICS OF DEPRIVATION 2000
The spreadsheet will open as an excel document in a new window. You can cut and paste data to investigate hypotheses you have formed from the photographs and maps.
For example do indices of deprivation change with distance from the city centre?
Is there a pattern in the types of houses along the transect?
You can form your own hypothesis and investigate it using the data provided. Remember to open and save a new excel document and cut and paste the data you want from the web site to your spreadsheet. You can then use the excel package to show your data graphically.
Characteristics of UK urban zones

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