CASE STUDY: GENTRIFICATION (NOTTING HILL)

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CASE STUDY: GENTRIFICATION (NOTTING HILL)

Beforehand:

  • Notting Hill was a rough, working-class area and by the 1950's, the area had become infamous for its slum landlords and inner city deprivation.
  • During WW11, Caribbean migrants fled to central London, and Notting Hill was a cheap, poverty infested area and soon became home to migrant majority.
  • In 1958, tension rose between the original "teddy boys" and new dwellers. Many riots occured, and one most memorable being in the middle of the annual Notting Hill carnival.
  • It was in the 1960's/70's young public sectors/managerials began to move into the area.

Impacts:

  • In just over 40 years, homes on Portland Road have seen prices rise from…

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