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Teachers' Guide: Activity Summary:
Sainsbury's Depot

This activity aims to engage students in evaluating Greenham Common Business Park as a location for a retail distribution centre.  Students should consider the suitability of the site from the point of view of the business, and the economic and environmental impact that the location decision may have.

AIMS

  • To develop an understanding of the issues relating to the location of industry, including sustainability

  • To evaluate Greenham Common Business Park as a suitable location for a supermarket distribution centre

RESOURCES

The resources supporting this activity are two videos, a series of press cuttings reflecting the views of the stakeholders at that time and various maps.

 

RESOURCE
DOWNLOADS
KEY STAGE FORMAT SIZE
Sainsburys Teachers Notes   3 & 4 PDF 90KB
Sainsburys Context - movie   WMV 10.4 meg
Sainsburys What Happened - movie   WMV 6.9 meg

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