What has urban growth created environmental challenges in Southampton? -…
What has urban growth created environmental challenges in Southampton?
What has caused urban changes
Secondary industry leaving city
Port expansion and growing in trade and cruises
Huge rise in population
50,000 population has grown in 30-40 years
5.Brownfield sites left
Empty large industry areas and it is rundown
It was first Pirelli factory and then it turned into West Quay and IKEA
Caused by traffic
4.Loss of green land
Urban sprawl and more homes being built on green green land
2.Too much waste to dispose
Too much waste to get rid of
Southampton only recycles 28 % of it's waste in 2017 and bottom 20% of council in England
33% in congestion in Southampton they loose averagely 144 hours ( 6 Days) in traffic in the whole life.
Areas of previously developed land often derelict now, that have potential for redevelopment
Areas of land that have not previously been built on.
Rural- urban fringe
Areas of transition where there's a mix of urban and rural lands use-edge of city/countryside e.g Botley
Where people live but don't work in there local are settlements just outside of the city e.g Hedge End, Whiteley
We are losing all of our green land and it is turning
them into houses
Centenary quay is a development of a substantial brownfield site (31 acres)
Previously owned and occupied by Vosper Thornycroft LTD and had operated as a shipyard since 1904--> Shut in 2003
5 questions to answer
Name 2 urban changes in Southampton
Population growth, Business moving out
What is urban sprawl?
Is the loss of greenland as the city the city grows
What is a greenfield site?
This is areas that have not built on yet.
What % of Southampton's waste was recycled in 2017?
28% had been recycled in Southampton
What is brownfield site?
Area that have been built on that have potential to be rebuilt on
The major sources of air pollution in Southampton
This is due to things such as Lorries and it emits industrial emissions
2nd worst air pollution in THE UK BEHIND LONDON
Poor air quality can lead to illness to such as asthma, bronchitis, heart disease and a higher cancer risk is up
Main causes pollution in Southampton
The main causes that causes air pollution is heavy goods vehicle with 34.1%.
The least cause for air pollution is Buses with 4.5%
The port is less than I thought with 6.9 % contributing to air pollution
The trade is 48.6% together with the port and heavy goods vans.