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1

Name the power system in homes in the GMV

Combines heat and power systems

2

What is the % that sainsburys Eco store use less energy?

Sainsburys eco store uses 50% less energy

3

Name 5 ways GMV is cutting down on traffic

•Jubilee underground line
•bus routes
•pedestrian routes
•cycle routes
•car share schemes

4

What % do homes use less water in GMV?

Homes use 30% less water

5

How many homes were built in GMV?

10,000 new homes in neighbourhoods

6

How many ecology parks are in GMV?

2 ecology parks

7

What is the total length of river walkways in GMV?

Total length of 2.2km of river walkways

8

How much space is there in GMV for parkland and open space?

20 hectares for parkland and open space

9

Name 3 changes in the homes in GMV that help them to stay sustainable

•energy saving light bulbs
•double glazed windows
•south facing windows

10

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

11

How many jobs are available in GMV?

24,000 new jobs were created

12

When was GMV started being built?

2000

13

How many new shops and restaurants etc are in GMV?

Over 150 new shops and restaurants

14

How is GMV socially sustainable?

They have an integrated primary school and health centre

15

Name a brand new feature/facility in the GMV?

The O2 stadium, millennium dome

16

Define sustainable

Meeting the needs of today without compromising the needs of tomorrow

17

Describe the Greenwich Peninsula in the 1800's

Very rural

18

Around how many residents were there in Greenwich peninsula in 1800?

Around 500 residents

19

What was the Greenwich peninsula mainly used for in 1800?

Farming and growing fruit and veg for London

20

Describe the Greenwich peninsula in 1860

Industrial

21

What has changed by 1860 in Greenwich?

Industry has arrived, shipyards, factories that made different things

22

Name 4 products of the factories in Greenwich peninsula in 1860

•rope
•soap
•chemicals
•ammunition

23

Which industry held residence of Greenwich peninsula in 1889?

The Gas Works

24

Describe the Greenwich peninsula in 1995

Modern redevelopment due to it becoming a very derelict area

25

What happened to industries in the Greenwich peninsula in the 1990's?

One by one, the old industries closed down

26

Which industry replaced the Gas Works in Greenwich and in what year?

In 1985, North Sea Gas replaced the Gas Works

27

Why was modern redevelopment necessary in Greenwich peninsula by the year 2000?

It was such a derelict area (brownfield site)

28

What % do homes in the GMV use less energy?

Homes use 80% less energy

29

When was GMV completed?

2010

30

How many flats and houses are completed in GMV?

1098

31

What is the % of affordable housing?

20% affordable housing

32

What is the % of green space in GMV?

40% green space