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The 'main street' in Kirkwall: a pilot research projects.

Baxter, Graeme; Gray, David; Morrison, Katie; Reid, Peter; Vergunst, Jo; Williams, Dorothy


Graeme Baxter

Katie Morrison

Jo Vergunst

Dorothy Williams


In July 2010, researchers from Robert Gordon University, in collaboration with the University of Aberdeen, conducted a pilot research project which investigated the role of the main street (i.e. Bridge Street, Albert Street, Broad Street and Victoria Street) in sustaining cultural identity, community, and a sense of place in Kirkwall, and in Orkney more widely. This project built on previous research conducted by Robert Gordon University which examined journey making and travel behaviour in Kirkwall as part of a wider study looking at car culture in the town.


BAXTER, G., GRAY, D., MORRISON, K., REID, P.H., VERGUNST, J., WILLIAMS, D. 2010. The 'main street' in Kirkwall: a pilot research projects. Draft report. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.

Report Type Research Report
Publication Date Oct 31, 2010
Deposit Date Dec 22, 2014
Publicly Available Date Dec 22, 2014
Publisher Robert Gordon University
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