Greenwich Millennium Village

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Location of Greenwich Millennium Village
8 Miles East of Central London
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19th Century Use of London Docklands
Thousands worked in and around docks. Busiest dock in world handling 1/4 of world trade.
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After 1950s...
containerisation meant larger ships couldn't access port.
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Resulting in
Unemployment soaring.
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Other problems of docklands
Unpaired housing, poor transport networks, lack of leisure facilities.
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1981....
London Docklands Development Corporation set up to improve Soc. Econ. Environmental. problems in area.
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Greenwich Millennium Village being built
on Old London Docklands on South bank of Thames near O2 arena.
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This is example of
urban regeneration scheme.
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It is sustainable because: (Environmental)
1) Target of 80% less energy in homes and 30% less water by Combined Heat and Power system. 2) Cedar woods from sustainable forests. 3) Brownfield site. 4) Aluminium used as recyclable. 5) Reduces travel, therefore emissions. 6) Eco-park with lake.
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It is sustainable because: (Environmental)
New underground station and bus routes have been built to encourage public transport. Sainsbury's eco store, primary school, shops built in same area to reduce travel.
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How many new jobs provided
24 000
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How many new homes
10 000
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How many new shops & restaurants
150
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19th Century Use of London Docklands

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Thousands worked in and around docks. Busiest dock in world handling 1/4 of world trade.

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After 1950s...

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Resulting in

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Other problems of docklands

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