Table 2

Neighbourhoods represented in the interview study

Neighbourhood

Characteristics

Participant numbers


Laurieston and Eglinton

A busy, noisy urban environment containing two major arterial roads, which the new motorway will cross on viaducts very close to some residential properties

P1, P11, P12

North east Govanhill

Close to feeder roads for a new motorway junction, but adjacent to the only section of the route which will run in a cutting

P4, P6

Rutherglen

A town centre in its own right with a mixture of traditional and modern housing close to the route, whose main street is predicted to experience substantial traffic reduction after the motorway opens

P2, P5, P7, P9, P10

Farme Cross

A satellite of Rutherglen on the north side of the route with a new, comparatively affluent private housing development which will be close to a new motorway junction

P3, P8


Ogilvie et al. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:43   doi:10.1186/1479-5868-7-43

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