london- case study

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  • Created on: 30-05-18 11:20
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  • LONDON-major UK city case study
    • importance
      • nationally
        • stock markets
        • capital city
        • population>10million
      • globally
        • 30 million tourists in 2015
        • host 2012 olympics
    • impact of migration
      • eg- newham
        • British population decreased by 15%
        • Asian population increase by 10%
          • British population decreased by 15%
        • more diverse
      • british local perception
        • loss of identity
        • racial abuse
        • teaches children race doesn't matter
    • opportunities
      • entertainment
        • theatre- west end
          • brings in tourism
          • money for economy
      • transport systems
        • borris bikes
          • keeps off road and healthy
        • airports (LHR)
          • international links
      • cultural mix
        • food eg. Italian
        • job skills eg. doctor
      • urban greening
        • rooftop gardens
        • public parks
          • reduces mental illness
    • challenges
      • social deprivation
        • north east london most deprived eg Newham
          • 80% poorest share 20% wealth
        • west london least deprived eg kensington
          • 80% poorest share 20% wealth
      • environmental
        • most waste incinerated
        • industrial pollution
        • rubbish dumps encourage rats = disease
        • brownfield site
          • ground may be contaminated
          • reduces dereliction
        • greenfield site
          • demolition not required
          • destroys habitats and reduces biodiversity
      • urban sprawl
        • taxpayers pay for infrastructure
        • increased traffic
        • greenspace reduced= biodiversity reduced

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