Regeneration in East London

A mind map of the case stady that is on regeneration. This one is on East London.

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  • Regeneration in East London
    • 1970-1980 30,000 jobs lost
    • Unemployment 21% in 1981 (24% in males)
    • 30% of docklands derelict in 1981
    • 1/3 of housing unsuitable for human habitation 1981
    • Boats become bigger and so they can more easily go elsewhere so this means less buisiness
    • 1981 the last of London's docks closed
    • The population deceased by 18.5% between 1971 and 1981
    • The Jubilee line extension was proposed
    • Over 50,000 new homes have been built since 1981 and 8,000 local authority houses
    • Silvertown urban village was built with 917 new homes
    • London city airport opened in 1987, situated in the royal docks
    • Canary Wharf was built in 1980s as a solution to rising rents in central London and to improve infrastructure
    • £300 million spent on improving utilities
    • Bridges built to improve accesibility
    • In the 1980s Canary Wharf attracted £10 of private investment for every £1 they spent
    • Created an attractive environment
    • It cost a lot of money
    • Housing is now more than satisfactory rather than unsatisfactory
    • Parks and river/dock side paths have been developed so it is more accesible and pleasant
    • Old houses were improved as well as new ones which meant residents received better housing
    • Leverage used
    • When building happened some disruption was caused for local residents


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