Factors of Scale
Economic and social characteristics of a place are__ shaped by past and present connections.__
These can be regional, national, international or global influences.
Political inclinations of the local/ county __councils. __
If there are any regional enterprise zones, county council or metropolitan areas policies on growth and development.
How strong the sense of community is.
Accessibility to London and other UK leading cities.
Any major cities nearby and the impact on the place.
The political inclinations of the national government.
If the place is directly affected by specific government/ EU policies/ designations.
Any global __brands __present whether retail outlets, branch factories or offices
Connection to other places in terms of __transport. __
How well connected to the internet the place is.
Involvement in global tourism.