Flashcards in Greenwich Millenium Village Deck (32)
Name the power system in homes in the GMV
Combines heat and power systems
What is the % that sainsburys Eco store use less energy?
Sainsburys eco store uses 50% less energy
Name 5 ways GMV is cutting down on traffic
•Jubilee underground line
•car share schemes
What % do homes use less water in GMV?
Homes use 30% less water
How many homes were built in GMV?
10,000 new homes in neighbourhoods
How many ecology parks are in GMV?
2 ecology parks
What is the total length of river walkways in GMV?
Total length of 2.2km of river walkways
How much space is there in GMV for parkland and open space?
20 hectares for parkland and open space
Name 3 changes in the homes in GMV that help them to stay sustainable
•energy saving light bulbs
•double glazed windows
•south facing windows
Who do south facing windows help reduce energy costs?
They let more sun in so people don't need to turn the lights on so energy is saved
How many jobs are available in GMV?
24,000 new jobs were created
When was GMV started being built?
How many new shops and restaurants etc are in GMV?
Over 150 new shops and restaurants
How is GMV socially sustainable?
They have an integrated primary school and health centre
Name a brand new feature/facility in the GMV?
The O2 stadium, millennium dome
Meeting the needs of today without compromising the needs of tomorrow
Describe the Greenwich Peninsula in the 1800's
Around how many residents were there in Greenwich peninsula in 1800?
Around 500 residents
What was the Greenwich peninsula mainly used for in 1800?
Farming and growing fruit and veg for London
Describe the Greenwich peninsula in 1860
What has changed by 1860 in Greenwich?
Industry has arrived, shipyards, factories that made different things
Name 4 products of the factories in Greenwich peninsula in 1860
Which industry held residence of Greenwich peninsula in 1889?
The Gas Works
Describe the Greenwich peninsula in 1995
Modern redevelopment due to it becoming a very derelict area
What happened to industries in the Greenwich peninsula in the 1990's?
One by one, the old industries closed down
Which industry replaced the Gas Works in Greenwich and in what year?
In 1985, North Sea Gas replaced the Gas Works
Why was modern redevelopment necessary in Greenwich peninsula by the year 2000?
It was such a derelict area (brownfield site)
What % do homes in the GMV use less energy?
Homes use 80% less energy
When was GMV completed?
How many flats and houses are completed in GMV?
What is the % of affordable housing?
20% affordable housing