Housing in Sheffield


Hypothesis. Page 1
The Concentric Model Page 2
The Sector Model Page 3
Data Compilation Page 4
Transect Map Page 5
Duke Street Photograph Page 7
Duke Street Data Page 8
Duke Street Environmental Survey Graph Page 10
Duke Street Housing Survey Graph Page 11
City Road Photograph Page 13
City Road Data Page 14
City Road Environmental Survey Graph Page 16
City Road Housing Survey Graph Page 17
Manor Estate Photograph Page 19
Manor Estate Data Page 20
Manor Estate Environmental Survey Graph Page 22
Manor Estate Housing Survey Graph Page 23
Frecheville Photograph Page 25
Frecheville Data Page 26
Frecheville Environmental Survey Graph Page 28
Frecheville Housing Survey Graph Page 29
Mosborough Photograph Page 31
Mosborough Data Page 32
Mosborough Environmental Survey Graph Page 34
Mosborough Housing Survey Graph Page 35
Price and Quality Research Page 36
Price Range Graph Page 42
Environmental Survey Graph Page 44
Housing Survey Graph Page 45
Distance from City Centre Environmental Graph Page 47
Distance from City Centre Housing Graph Page 48
Conclusion Page 49


The style of housing changes and the quality of

the housing environment improves with

increasing distance from the town centre.

Is this true for Sheffield?
The Concentric Model

There are two main theories as to how a city develops.   One is the Burgees concentric model. This theory states that as a city grows it will develop ring shaped zones surrounding the Central Business District (C.B.D), separated by financial value and age.   The first ring around the C.B.D is the wholesale light manufacturing (transitional).   Past this is the low class residential housing, where the old inner city once was.   Around this is the medium class residential housing that was built during the inter-war period.   Finally, past this is the high class residential housing, or modern suburbia.   This is shown in the following diagram:


Central Business...