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Industry on OS Maps. The Main Points to Look for on an OS map for Industry are; Nearby communications Motorways, A class roads, Railway stations, Canals ( straightened rivers with key symbol ) Ports. Built-up areas Provides markets and Labour.

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The Main Points to Look for on an OS map for Industry are;

  • Nearby communications
  • Motorways,
  • A class roads,
  • Railway stations,
  • Canals ( straightened rivers with key symbol )
  • Ports.
  • Built-up areas
  • Provides markets and
  • Labour.
  • Universities / Colleges for skilled labour
  • Flat land
  • Suitable construction sites
  • Room for expansion and
  • Storage
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“describe and explain the human and physical factors which encouraged industry to locate in Area A.”

Physical Factors

Flat land (lack of contour lines) for construction of large buildings .

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“describe and explain the human and physical factors which encouraged industry to locate in Area A.”

Physical Factors

Room for expansion (flat land around the factories).

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“describe and explain the human and physical factors which encouraged industry to locate in Area A.”

Physical Factors

Room for storage of materials and finished goods.

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“describe and explain the human and physical factors which encouraged industry to locate in Area A.”

Physical Factors

Near water source which could be used in the manufacturing process eg. cooling, processing. Especially true for chemical research facilities.

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“describe and explain the human and physical factors which encouraged industry to locate in Area A.”

Physical Factors

Shallow tidal flats which could be reclaimed eg Cardiff Flats (2074).

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“describe and explain the human and physical factors which encouraged industry to locate in Area A.”

Human Factors

Good communications with railway sidings, docks eg Atlantic Wharf (1975), road eg (A4232).

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“describe and explain the human and physical factors which encouraged industry to locate in Area A.”

Human Factors

Large labour force nearby eg housing at Grangetown (1774)

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“describe and explain the human and physical factors which encouraged industry to locate in Area A.”

Human Factors

Railway and bus stations further help access by workers who live further a field.

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“describe and explain the human and physical factors which encouraged industry to locate in Area A.”

Human Factors

Large marker nearby (built up area) or accessible with good communications infrastructure.

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“describe and explain the human and physical factors which encouraged industry to locate in Area A.”

Human Factors

The M4, the heliport (2075) and the university are related to the development of hi-tech industries in the area.

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You are advising a Hi Tech electronics company on where to situated their new electronics company in Cambridge. You have narrowed down the search to 3 different sites at the grid references of;

1) 424565

2) 452591

514632

From these three sites give your opinions to which location you think would be best suited to a hi tech industry and the advantages that this location brings to the company

(6 marks)

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Complete 5 points on page 126 in Wider World

Complete Question 8 on page 144