A Neighbourhood study of Broughty ferry in Dundee,Scotland

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A Neighbourhood study of Broughty Ferry in Dundee, Scotland Introduction This report tries to identify and give a basic description of the neighbourhood of Broughty Ferry in Dunde, Scotland from perspectives including location, population and type of neighbourhood.


This is done by utilising locally obtained information and national evidence from government statistics and reports. Basic description of the neighbourhood Broughty Ferry is situated on the eastern part of the City of Dundee, which is found on the shores of Firth of Tay in Scotland. Attaran and Sachs (2001) and Barnett and Whiteside (2000, p. 231), note that “Broughty Ferry is found in the eastern Scotland and has a population of approximately 13, 155 according to the latest population and housing census of Scotland.” The neighbourhood of Broughty Ferry is one that can best be described as a traditional setting with a lot of respect and prestige to customized cultural living. For example the people have their unique forms of music, dressing, dish and educational system (Barnett, 2006 and Bell et al, 2003). The suburb for example has three primary schools that almost every citizen of the suburb attends before going to high school. In their writings, Hummers-Pradier et al (2008) and Isaacs (2010) noted that “these schools are Barnhill Primary School, Forthill Primary School and Eastern Primary School.” Interestingly, all these primary schools feed the Grove Academy, which is a high school with candidates. The neighbourhood of Broughty Ferry is more of a village than a district. ...
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