London docklands

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A case study of urban change to illustrate social, economic and environmental planning and its sustainability.

Created by s.ghillean over 5 years ago
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London docklands
1 Success?
1.1 YES
1.1.1 Created an enterprise zone
1.1.2 Created new jobs
1.1.3 New developments- canary wharf, o2 arena
1.1.4 Housing
1.1.5 LDDC london docklands development co-orperation
1.2 No
1.2.1 Locals didn't have technical skills suited for new work
1.2.2 Workers that have correct skills have come in from other areas and got the jobs
1.2.3 Not enough services e.g schools, hospitals
1.2.4 Locals can't afford the housing
2 Background information & decline
2.1 The docklands use to be a major port and employed over 25,000 people
2.2 Larger ships could'nt reach the ports
2.3 Alternative forms of transport were created
2.4 Not enough room to store containers
3 Problems pre-regeneration
3.1 Brownfield site
3.2 derelict
3.3 loss of jobs
3.4 social problems like violence
4 Regeneration effects
4.1 social(housing)
4.1.1 Housing=too expensive for locals
4.1.2 council housing refurbished
4.2 social(facilities)
4.2.1 New shopping centres, colleges, parks and sports centres developed
4.3 Economic (jobs and industry)
4.3.1 Financial and high tech firms like stock exchange attracted by low rent
4.3.2 Increase in buisnesses
4.4 environmental
4.4.1 More trees planted
4.4.2 17 conservation areas created
4.4.3 728 hectares of derelict land reclaimed
4.5 economic (tranport)
4.5.1 Links with central london
4.5.2 Docklands railway connected to London underground

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