London Docklands

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  • London Docklands
    • Aims
      • Economically regenerate - attract public investment
      • Physically regenerate
      • Improve living conditions and communities
    • Schemes
      • Transport
        • DLR - cost £77m and took 3 years to complete
        • Airport - 3 miles from Canary Wharf. Benefit businesses and acts as a catalyst for regeneration
        • Cble car - Carry 2,500 people per hour. 10 year sponsorship. 60 employees
        • Boris bikes  - environmentally sustainable
      • Housing
        • Gentrification
        • More houses for private sale
        • 50,000 new homes since 1981
        • 8,000 improved local authority houses
      • Jobs
        • Canary Wharf employees living in Docklands.
        • 8,400 in 2001 compared to 2,200 in 1997
    • St. Katherine's Dock
      • Attractive to business people and the wealthy
      • Many individual shops and cafes
      • Low footfall
    • Tobacco Dock
      • Success? Fail.
        • When imports ceased, the area became derelict.
          • Competition from cheaper areas.
        • Poor transport links led to poor custom when the site became a £47m shopping area

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