Re-imaging Manchester

HideShow resource information
View mindmap
  • Re-imaging Manchester
    • In need of a new image
      • Suffered economic collapse in the 1980's as its textile industry declined
      • Poor housing, dereliction and a decline in the economy leads to crime
    • Music and Television
      • The Smiths, Stone Roses, Take That and Oasis all come from Manchester
      • Expolited Britpop in order to attract tourists like Liverpool did with the Beatles
      • Television like Cold Feet created a sense of Manchester being business-like and youth culture centred
    • Sports and culture
      • Recently the London Games built the velodrome in the area
      • Hosted the World Tennis Championship Games in 1997 and the Common Wealth Games
    • How did its success happen?
      • Cheap property
      • They have a great infrastructure with a developed Metro
      • It has been called the "most successful city out side London"
    • What are the issues for the future?
      • Property cost will increase
      • Organised crime
      • The inablilty of civil services like police will fail as the population increases and crime soars


No comments have yet been made

Similar Geography resources:

See all Geography resources »See all Case studies resources »