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With reference to examples, evaluate the success or otherwise of urban regeneration schemes
in combating the causes and consequences of urban decline (40
marks)


Urban decline is the deterioration of the inner city often caused by lack of investment and
maintenance. These areas are typified by economic decline, personal poverty,…

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The London Docklands is an area of urban regeneration. It suffered from industrial decline in the
1960s due to the shipping of goods around the world changing to larger vessels and a
container-based system. Ships were now too big for the London Docks and competition from new
and expanded ports…

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Environmental regeneration has taken place through the creation of pedestrian and cycle routes in
the area with access to the river and dock edge through waterside walkways. This, combined with
the planting of 200,000 trees, the creation of pedestrian bridges and 150ha of new open spaces,
as well as a…

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roads and community facilities. A more traditional pattern of housing development was designed,
with streets, squares, two storey houses and low rise flats which were to replace the mass of
concrete making up the crescents. By 1995, 50ha of land had been reclaimed, the majority of the
former deck access…

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There was also £100 million capital injection from the developer, Urban Splash, who submitted
detailed plans to modernise the entire estate and create a more balanced community.

The partnership scheme has helped to improve an area of slum clearance that had fallen into a
state of dilapidation since the 1950s,…

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Notting Hill is a bustling urban area, but in the mid-eighteenth century it was a country hamlet
known for its gravel pits and roadside inns frequented by travellers. Later industrialisation
brought workers from the countryside, with landlords buying tiny terraced houses to rent to them.
In Victorian times it was…

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Ultimately, the final result of a scheme is dependent on the area undergoing regeneration, the
organisation carrying it out, the amount of detail put into the planning of it and how much money
is invested. Successful schemes will also encourage local participation so that the needs of the
community can…

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chelsie

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mm are you realistically going to be able to write a 7 page essay in the exam?

Emilie

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No, this is just one I completed as homework. I purposefully tried to include everything purely for revision purposes :)

sofiehughes

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what was the grade given on this please? x

AnisaK1998

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hi how many marks did u get for this task

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