Glasgow urban regeneration

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Q. What is 'urban regeneration'?
A. Improving areas in towns and cities
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Q. What does 'residential' mean?
A. An area of housing
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Q. Why did manufacturing decline in Glasgow?
A. Other countries could mine raw materials and manufacture more cheaply
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Q. What industries USED to be important in Glasgow?
A. Iron, steel, textiles and ship building
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Q. Name an area of old tenement housing
A. Gorbals
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Q. How many new flats were built in Glasgow Harbour area?
A. 2,500
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Q. How much office space was built in Glasgow Harbour area?
A. 200,000 square metres
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Q. How much retail and leisure facilities were built in Glasgow Harbour area?
A. 50,000 square metres
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Q. Q. What new transport scheme linked the harbour with the city centre?
A. A light tramway
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Q. What % of the land is public space
A. 40%
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Q. How much is the Glasgow harbour scheme expected to cost?
A. £500 million
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Q. What companies set up in the Pacific Quay media village?
A. BBC Scotland, Glasgow Herald newspaper and XFM radio
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Q. What leisure developments were set up in Pacific Quay?
A. Glasgow science centre, IMAX cinema and Millenium Tower
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Q. How many houses were built in Pacific Quay?
A. 300
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Q. What was built to link Pacific Quay with the north side of the river?
A. Finnieston Bridge
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Q. What POSITIVE social impacts did the regeneration have?
A. Nicer public spaces, more facilities for families
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Q. What NEGATIVE social impacts did the regeneration have?
A. More benefit to tourists than locals, houses too expensive for locals
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Q. What POSITIVE economic impacts did the regeneration have?
A. Created short term jobs in construction, and long term in the new facilities, attracted tourists
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Q. What NEGATIVE economic impacts did the regeneration have?
A. Many jobs not long term, apartments too expensive for locals
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Q. What POSITIVE environmental impacts did the regeneration have?
A. Much more attractive area with green spaces
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Q. What NEGATIVE environmetal impacts did the regeneration have?
A. New buildings didn't take the environment into consideration
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