Geography: Clyde Waterfront Project

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Why did Glasgow make plans to develop?
Because there was a decline in traditional industires
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Name a development project and what it did
Clyde Waterfront Project: •created 200 projects •costing £5 billion •including - offices, shops, science centre
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Name another development project and what they did
Regeneration in the Gorbals: •invested £170 million in improving neighbourhoods •created 1500 houses
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What were the social benefits from the developments?
Improved - transport, leisure, new homes
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What were the economic benefits from the developments?
Attracting businesses = 50,000 jobs
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What were the environmental benefits from the development?
More attractive surroundings (green land)
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Was the development sustainable?
Yes: •less pollution - bus links/ cycling routes • development on brownfield land • materials from other buildings...meaning reusing land saves spaces for future generations as well as improving it
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