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  • by mid 19th, area was overcrowded with many living in poor accommodation with few facilities e.g. indoor toilet
    • Before
      • 19th/early 20th cent Hulme provided homes for manchesters workers
      • Whole slum area was demolished for reconstruction in 60's
      • people moved into cresent blocs  in 1972
        • many felt isolated, depressed, needs of the people not met, they felt "dumped" by the government
        • These new crescent blocs were low quality - rat infestations, damp and high crime levels
        • by early 1990's many families had moved out, many flats were unliveable, the area was poor, high crime and unemployment
      • Hulme City Challenge
        • 1992 Hulme city challenge partnership
          • improving transportlinks to connect Hulme to the city centre and surrounding communities
          • aiming to create a strong community feel by building a mixture of houses, businesses, shops and community spaces,
          • Tower blocks were demolished and a variety of new houses were built. A mixture of council-owned and private residences to provide for existingresidents and to encourage outside buyers.
          • The Zion Centre was created, an arts venue and community centre.
            • Anxiety Uk
            • Urban gym Uk
            • SHARE – Self Harm Awareness & Recovery for Everyone
          • A business park was built at Birley Field to encourage private investment in the area.
            • several high profile businesses occupy offices, including colgate Ltd - creating jobs and attracting outsiders.
          • In 1992, the Hulme City Challenge drew up plans to build 3000 new homes, with new shopping areas, new roads and community facilities.
          • By 1995, 50ha of land had been reclaimed,
          • 600 new homes for rent had been built
          • the majority of the former flats had been demolished, and over 400 homes had been improved and refurbished.
  • Manchester City council worked with private companies to design £37.5m
    • 1992 Hulme city challenge partnership
      • improving transportlinks to connect Hulme to the city centre and surrounding communities
      • aiming to create a strong community feel by building a mixture of houses, businesses, shops and community spaces,
      • Tower blocks were demolished and a variety of new houses were built. A mixture of council-owned and private residences to provide for existingresidents and to encourage outside buyers.
      • The Zion Centre was created, an arts venue and community centre.
        • Anxiety Uk
        • Urban gym Uk
        • SHARE – Self Harm Awareness & Recovery for Everyone
      • A business park was built at Birley Field to encourage private investment in the area.
        • several high profile businesses occupy offices, including colgate Ltd - creating jobs and attracting outsiders.
      • In 1992, the Hulme City Challenge drew up plans to build 3000 new homes, with new shopping areas, new roads and community facilities.
      • By 1995, 50ha of land had been reclaimed,
      • 600 new homes for rent had been built
      • the majority of the former flats had been demolished, and over 400 homes had been improved and refurbished.
  • SUCCES/FAILURE
    • unemployment fell from 32% in 89 to 6% in 2010
    • Jobs and new industry created/moved into the area
    • 1997-2002 Mossside and Hulme collected a total £400m of private + public investment
    • New housing and service made it a more attractive, safe place to live
    • population grew by 3.3% 92-02 vs 0.2% across city as a whole
    • Hulme City Challenge
      • Unemployment still high vs rest of Manchester
      • House prices increased as more affluent business people move in - private housing unaffordable for locals on low income . Many singles.
        • These factors mean that Hulme’s population is more varied and fragmented and less stable, ‘normal’ and committed to the area in the long term than was initially hoped for. 
      • Hulme still poor area, 47.5% of its population social housing
      • The main shopping area was totally refurbished, including the addition of an ASDA supermarket.
    • These worked closely with each other and with Manchester City Council Company responsible for Manchester airport also invested money in the project
      • Hulme is therefore a good example of how the public and private sectors can work together.
      • A number of agencies and organisations were involved, including the Guinness Trust and Bellway Homes.
        • SUCCES/FAILURE
          • unemployment fell from 32% in 89 to 6% in 2010
          • Jobs and new industry created/moved into the area
          • 1997-2002 Mossside and Hulme collected a total £400m of private + public investment
          • New housing and service made it a more attractive, safe place to live
          • population grew by 3.3% 92-02 vs 0.2% across city as a whole
          • Unemployment still high vs rest of Manchester
          • House prices increased as more affluent business people move in - private housing unaffordable for locals on low income . Many singles.
            • These factors mean that Hulme’s population is more varied and fragmented and less stable, ‘normal’ and committed to the area in the long term than was initially hoped for. 
          • Hulme still poor area, 47.5% of its population social housing
          • The main shopping area was totally refurbished, including the addition of an ASDA supermarket.

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