Cardiff

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Where is Cardiff?
Coastal city on South East of Wales on Bristol Channel.
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Population of Cardiff?
1801- 6342. 2011 - 357,200. Change - 350,858.
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Why was there a population change in Cardiff?
Dock opened (increase), Job opportunities (increase), Docks closed (decrease), regeneration (increase).
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What is Cardiff's national importance?
6 unis. Home to large companies (Admiral and BBC Cymru). 20% of Welsh GDP. 40% of cities work force are daily in commuters from surrounding areas.
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What is Cardiff's international importance?
18m tourists a year. International airport. 1.3 million a year.
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Impacts of migration on growth and character?
filled jobs that locals didn't want, brought in diversity, vital in helping, separation of communities, concentrations of ethic minorities.
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Why did Cardiff bay need regenerating?
It was run down an derelict after docks closed.
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social positives of regeneration?
quality of life improved (92% of people say they like living there), many leisure spaces, good quality houses, less pollution, life satisfaction - 7.35 / 10, over 100 languages spoken.
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social negatives of regeneration?
unemployment means people may not be able to live there anymore.
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economic positives?
more businesses can move in, St Davids centre has 150+ shops, lagoons = more business, tourists, ;living costs 80% less than London, higher incomes, more jobs for specific skillets.
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economic negatives?
-
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environmental positives?
Pollution in LOW (World Health Organisation ), Air pollution - 35.29%, Air quality - 64.71%, less toxic waste, cleaner water, cleaner land.
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environmental negatives?
impacts on birds and fish species, change in water, not all docks cleared.
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Population of Cardiff?

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What is Cardiff's national importance?

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