The suburbs are an area where people live, which is away from the centre of a town or city, typically made up of private, semi-detached housing.
Characteristics of the suburbs
The suburbs contain private houses built during the inter-war period (1930’s). Many of the houses found in this zone are semi-detached. The houses are characterised by their front and back gardens, garages and bay windows. This area also contains some council housing.
Land values are typically medium. The land is cheaper than in the inner city, which is why the houses are larger and have bigger gardens.
Medium population density. At the time these houses were built on the edge of the city where land values are cheaper.