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Initiative

'City challenge'

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History

Was hastily built and to a poor quality, very low sanitation so disease spread
Housing Act implemented which prevented any new builidings which made existing properties a 'dumping ground' for poorer members of socitey

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What was the city challenge

Introduced by government in the 1990s to regenerate inner cities, had a holistic approach with many different focuses

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What did it do

Sought to improve housing and enhance the environment, shopping facilities and shopping provision

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Plans made in

1993

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What plans

Building of 3000 new homes

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Money made with initiative

£37.5 million

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Which buildings were demolished

The crescent shaped buildings from the 1960s and two storey houses and low rise flats replaced them

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Land reclaimed

50ha

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Homes improved

400

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New facilities

A school
A park
A community centre
ASDA
A shopping centre

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Crime

Used to be very druggy area but crime rate was reduced significantly

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Students

Popular for students due to the University of Manchester

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