London Docklands Development Corporation

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  • Created on: 14-06-15 19:56

Reasons for decline

  • Counter-urbanisation
  • De-industrialisation
  • Container ships too big for port

London Docklands Development Corporation

  • Set up in 1981
  • Encourage development of existing industry
  • Ensure housing is available to all
  • Bring land and buildings into use
  • Create an attractive environment

Housing

  • 1981 - 20% housing uninhabitable, 83% council houses
  • 24 000 new homes build
  • 2031 affordable homes
  • Owner occupied properties increased 5%
  • Only 2000 cheap homes
  • Only 800 local authority houses
  • 3500

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