How urban change has created opportunities in Bristol

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  • Created on: 27-03-18 13:50
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  • How has urban change created opportunities in Bristol?
    • Cultural
      • SPORT - Bristol Rovers FC Club
        • Outside city centre = accessible
        • Other Bristol sports expanding = enjoyment + health
        • Bringing together different ethnicities - diverse
        • Money goes back into the economy - draws ppl. to Bristol
      • SHOPPING - Cabot Circus
        • In city centre = quick + easy access
        • 250 apartments + 4* hotel
        • Modern + attractive = attracts shoppers + businesses
        • Promotes tourism = encourages greater spending
        • Offices + conference rooms = jobs
      • SHOPPING - Bristol's Harbourside
        • Regeneration of city centre
        • Former workshops + warehouses = new buildings not needed (cheaper)
        • Bars, night clubs, cultural venues + concert hall = jobs + leisure
        • Free 3-day Harbourside Festival attracts 300,000 ppl.
        • Brings together different cultures
    • Economic
      • Empty warehouses from closure of city centre port = flats + reused for new industry
      • High-tech industries
        • 50 micro-electronics + silicon design businesses
        • 14/15 main global aircraft companies in Bristol (eg. Rolls-Royce, Airbus)
        • Filton Enterprise Area developments = hub for aviation sector
      • Ministry of Defence Procurement Agency (DPA) - employs 10,000 + contributes to urban sprawl
      • Home to global companies
        • Aardman Animations
          • Well-know for Wallace + Gromit
          • Its films have won an Oscar
        • Hewlett-Packard
        • Toshiba

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