chapter  II
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THE SHOPPING CENTRES

The northern intermediate centres, located in the densest working-class areas of the town, provide similar shopping facilities as the chief centres but, on the whole, their customers are poorer and less widely distributed. Their shops also differ accordingly. The only intermediate centre which has not suffered from the

shops indicates the function and type of each shopping centre. The more local its character, the higher is the proportion offoodshops and also of general shops, and the smaller is the number of specialist shops.