The aim of these UDCs was to regenerate inner city areas with large amounts of derelict and unuse land by taking over planning responsibility from local councils. Potential tenants of the new office development at Canary Wharf wanted more efficient transport links to the City and other parts of London. Many high-rise office blocks, esp. Anonymous 18 January at We were told that there would be new homes and jobs, but not for us. However, as house prices began to rise developers were tempted to build high cost housing which local people could not afford.
Typhoon Haiyan Case Study. Containerisation meant few dockers were needed with large cranes used to lift containers from ships; 3. How has urban renewal changed over the past 30 years? Birmingham is a good example of this new type of urban renewal. Anonymous 27 May at Our needs should have been considered more.
During 19th Century the port of London busiest in the world.
Negative effects on the local people: Case Study – Regeneration of the London Docklands. The local authorities were also faced with the problem of what to do with 5, acres of derelict riverside land. Housing Many of the former warehouses have been transformed into shudy flats. Containerisation meant few dockers were needed with large cranes used to lift containers from ships; 3.
The majority of the jobs in the new hi-tech industries are unsuitable for unemployed docker workers. Reclaiming derelict land is: Questions 3 and 4 look at actual examples of urban renewal, asking you to explain different reactions to the changes. Housing 22, new homes created many are former warehouses converted to luxury flats 10, refurbished former terraced houses Refurbish: Anonymous 21 January at To achieve this the LDDC was given public funding, the power to acquire land and, most controversially, control over planning.
Why might people living in Birmingham be more pleased with the changes there? Anonymous 10 January at Example Data Response Question 30 years ago the words urban redevelopment usually meant bulldozing large areas of run-down inner city areas to build new industrial and residential areas. These UDCs also attracted private sector investment through offering companies reduced taxes and other benefits and in doing so they promoted industrial, residential and community developments.
This includes some of the original inhabitants of the area who are now unable to afford to live there.
Question 2 involves writing a short summary of how an area has changed over the past 30 years – what differences have occurred? The decline of portside industries and manufacturing What were the problems in in the Isle of Dogs?
The docks were also affected by global containerisation. Low-cost housing has also been built along with the renovation of cgse council-owned properties. We were told that there would be new homes and jobs, but not for us.
Anonymous 27 May at Between many changes occurred within London Docklands.