Change in the UK cities

  • Created by: Djoumana
  • Created on: 19-11-17 14:45

Urban change creates opportunities and challenges

·         During the Industrial Revolution there was growth of manufacturing industries and rapid urbanisation.

·         This was followed by industrial decline- many industries relocated overseas or to the rural-urban fringe.

·         Lots of people moved to the suburbs, and the inner city areas and CBDs declined.

·         Regeneration projects have helped to make city centres more attractive again.

·         These changes have created various opportunities and challenges:

Opportunities:

·         Immigrant communities were attracted by low cost inner city housing. Many UK cities are now very multicultural- offering a range of food and festivals.

·         Redevelopment presents opportunities for new

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