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Flashcards in London Docklands- government strategy inner city Deck (10):
1

What was done?

Bring back the docks
Derelict land reclaimed

2

Who was involved?

The London docking
LDPC
businesses

3

When did it happen?

1980-1990

4

Where did the funding come from?

£7.7 billion in private sector
£11 billion on public sector investments

5

What was done do improve the area?

5 new health care centres
11 primary schools and two secondary schools built
8500 jobs created
26047 houses built
Light railway and an airport built

6

What was it like a brownfield site?

Derelict houses
Lacked modern amenities
50% of docklands derelict

7

What were the causes of decline?

Docks became abandoned
Ship yards closed
Close of the docks meant that new housing was too expensive for the locals and new jobs required wrong skills for them

8

What was the environmental regeneration?

160000 trees planted
130000 hectares of open space creates

9

What was the social regeneration?

7900 local authority houses were refurbished
19,800 new homes have been built
£100 million spend on health care and education
New shopping centre and sports centre

10

What was the economic regeneration?

Between 1981 and 1996 employment increase from 27000- 69975
4500 jobs created

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