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Urban Decline
Urban decline is the deterioration of the inner city area often caused by lack of
investment and maintenance. It is often accompanied by a decline in population
numbers.
There is often a pattern to the decline:
1 Decline in Industry The movement of manufacturing overseas causes industry to…

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Derelict land and buildings
Older housing shows evidence of overcrowding
Deteriorating physical fabric of buildings
More noise and air pollution
Segregation of population Derelict land and buildings Water course polluted Higher
death and infant mortality More children in care and/or on
free school meals
Run down terrace housing
Many families…

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Urban Regeneration
Urban regeneration involves the relocation of businesses, the demolition of structures
and the relocation of people. Gentrification
Gentrification is when wealthier people move into a run-down area and regenerate it by
improving their housing. If often causes social changes in the area ­ lower income
groups are replaced…

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Urban Decline
Urban decline is the deterioration of the inner city area often caused by lack of
investment and maintenance. It is often accompanied by a decline in population
numbers.
There is often a pattern to the decline:
1 Decline in Industry The movement of manufacturing overseas causes industry to…

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Derelict land and buildings
Older housing shows evidence of overcrowding
Deteriorating physical fabric of buildings
More noise and air pollution
Segregation of population Derelict land and buildings Water course polluted Higher
death and infant mortality More children in care and/or on
free school meals
Run down terrace housing
Many families…

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Urban Regeneration
Urban regeneration involves the relocation of businesses, the demolition of structures
and the relocation of people. Gentrification
Gentrification is when wealthier people move into a run-down area and regenerate it by
improving their housing. If often causes social changes in the area ­ lower income
groups are replaced…

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