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Key Q2.3 – What are the issues of the inner city? You need to know: 1.The causes of inner city decline are. 2.The motivations for regeneration 3.The soc/eco/environmental.

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1 Key Q2.3 – What are the issues of the inner city? You need to know: 1.The causes of inner city decline are. 2.The motivations for regeneration 3.The soc/eco/environmental impacts of the regeneration scheme. 4.Be able to evaluate the impacts – looking for the positives and negatives. Case Study: London Docklands Case study 2 : Cardiff Bay

2 Today’s key words Deindustrialisation Dereliction Wasteland Social exclusion Global economic changes

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4 London Docklands Background/Context Is the semi-official name for an area in east and southeast London, England. It forms part of the boroughs of Southwark, Tower Hamlets, Lewisham, Newham and Greenwich. An urban development corporation set up by Michael Heseltine aimed to tackle the huge decline in the economy since closures in The docks were formerly part of the Port of London, at one time the world's largest port. They have now been redeveloped principally for commercial and residential use. It did, however, create conflict between the new and old communities of the London Docklands

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8 What are the characteristics of inner city areas (before regeneration)?

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11 HOiPFvZmc London docklands video

12 The Area of Regeneration

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14 London Docklands Using the cards, sort them into: Reasons for the regeneration The impacts – positive and negative social/economic/environmental Create a mind map Yellow = causes/motivations of decline Green = enviro impacts/consequences Blue = economic imacts Red = social impacts

15 Quick Quiz 1.What is a UDC? 2.What does LDDC stand for? 3.Name two problems that exist in the inner city? 4.Name two things the LDDC did to regenerate London Docklands. 5.Over what time period did the LDDC operate?

16 Answers 1.Urban development Corporation. 2.The London Docklands Development Corporation. 3.Derelict land/ghettos/unemployment etc 4.Planting 100,00 trees/building new apartments/ etc = 17 yrs

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18 London Docklands Reasons What was actually done Economic Social Environmental positive negative

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24 Failures Property demands and rise in house prices has led to friction between new arrivals and old docklands communities. Unhappy with airport and associated problems eg noise and pollution Lack of appropriate jobs – financial /high skilled sectors. Culture and community spirit has been lost. Lack of affordable council housing built. It gas become a status symbol of Thatcher’s Britain and has been bombed by IRA.

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26 What are the issues of the inner city? 10/geog/investigating-settlement-change-in- medcs/english/what-are-the-issues-of-the- inner-city/liverpool/introduction/starter.html 10/geog/investigating-settlement-change-in- medcs/english/what-are-the-issues-of-the- inner-city/liverpool/introduction/starter.html

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28 British inner cities Using all that we’ve done in the last few lessons, answer these questions: Describe two major issues that have been faced by inner cities (10) Explain how local authorities may go about addressing these issues to improve the inner city (10) Suggest primary and secondary data that needs to be collected in order to investigate problems in inner city areas (10)


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