Unit G2 – Human Geography – Rural Settlement
Figure 1. Dicken’s Heath, Solihull. A planned settlement in the rural-urban fringe.
Source: KDG Photos
a) Use figure 1 to explain why land in the rural-urban fringe is often developed to meet government housing targets.
b) Evaluate the impact of housing development on the rural-urban fringe.
c) Explain the changing social profile of rural settlements.