Wednesday, August 15, 2007

The Interdependence of Settlements: Case Study - St Ives

You need to be aware of the interdependence of settlements within a hierarchy, with reference to the sphere of influence of places and the types and order of services that they provide. The map below shows the local area around St Ives which includes surrounding towns, villages and hamlets. The sphere of influence of St Ives incorporates many smaller villages including Somersham, Needingworth, Bluntisham, Holywell, Fenstanton and Hemingford.

Image produced from the Ordnance Survey Get-a-map service. Image reproduced with kind permission of Ordnance Survey and Ordnance Survey of Northern Ireland.

Click on the image below to download a .pdf copy of the sheet showing the hierachy of settlements and services provided within which St Ives is part.

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