South wales inductry

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  • Created by: Garabette
  • Created on: 18-04-16 20:06
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  • South Wales Industry
    • Peak
      • High manufacturing and mining of iron
      • Steel replaced Iron in the 1850's
      • Good transport links in order to export the mined material
      • Port Talbot near Swansea was very big
    • Decline
      • Globalisation occurred meaning less demand
      • De-industrail- isation meant a decline
      • Over 450 mines closed in 50 years
    • Consequence
      • Derelict homes from former workers
      • Ruined land from mines

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