Explain the spatial pattern of economic activity in Hong Kong Urban and suburban functions Internal Structure of CBD Informal Sector Causes and Effects of Movement of Retailing, Service and Manufacturing Activities During this lesson you will need to listen and take effective notes…. • • • • • Headings Bold and underline Bullet points Clear sections Summarise Economic Activity in HK – A Google Search • Industry= all forms of economic activity; • • • • Primary (fishing, farming, mining, forestry) Secondary (manufacturing and construction) Tertiary (administration, retailing, transport) Quaternary (high-technology, IT/knowledge) Some key factors influencing location of industry • • • • • • • Space Accessibility Room for expansion Labour force Quality of environment Cost Access to market Key locational patterns – WHY? • What type of industry would you expect to see in: • CBD • Inner City • Suburban areas SKILLS CHALLENGE • 10 minutes • Using the HK maps provided, locate different types of industry • Include map evidence. • Suggest reasons for location Type of industry and reason for location? • Docks, import yards and processing facilities; • Lai Chi Kok, Hung Hom, Kennedy town through to Wanchai along the Northern coast, Tsing Yi, down from Tai Kok Tsui behind the typhoon shelter. • Oil refinery and ship building; • Southern part of Tsing Yi. • Manufacturing factories; • Aberdeen (multistory factories), Kwun Tong+ Kowloon Bay (formally airport, includes large warehouses), Tuen Mun, Chai Wan, Shun Kei Wan. • Science/cyber parks; • Cyberport, also between Sha Tin and Tai Po and see website http://www.hkstp.org/HKSTPC/en_html/en_corporation1_2.jsp • Retail; • Causeway Bay, Harbour City TST • Banking and Commercial; • Wanchai through to Central and Mid-levels Social services Light manufacturing Wholesale services Smaller shops Education Public administration Zone of discard Theatres and cinemas Department stores Specialist shops High rise office blocks Commercial offices e.g. banks Zone of assimilation Offices e.g. insurance, solicitors Core sales and services Transport terminals and multi-storey car parks The vertical city? Informal industry – Where and why? Changing Patterns…Outward Movement Changing patterns…Reversing the decline…Inward movement…Brownfield sites Some key factors influencing patterns in Hong Kong • Topography and space • Land reclamation • Shenzhen Special Economic Zone and the Pearl River Delta (the toy industry) • New Town development • Urban renewal • Opportunity • Density of population Now return to the title: • Explain the spatial pattern of economic activity in Hong Kong • • • • Urban and suburban functions Internal Structure of CBD Informal Sector Causes and Effects of Movement of Retailing, Service and Manufacturing Activities The format… • Up to you…. • Annotated map? • Essay? • Located images that are annotated? • Flow diagram?