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De-industrialisation

Used to be over 3,000 coal mines
Shipbuilding
Textiles

2

What has been the impact of de-industrialisation

Towns become un-employed
Poverty cycle

3

What was the government response

Investment in infrastructure
Encourage foreign investment

4

What is the current industry in the uk

Post industrial
Quaternary
Technology

5

Outline the case of Hurstpierpoint

South East England
Population growth
Benefits- maintains population
New energy and vibes
Demand fro rural services
Problems- Older average age
House prices are high
Changing rural culture

6

Outline the case of Capel Dewi

Wales
Young people left for jobs
Shops closed
Rural decay

7

The M4 and the economy

Creates growth corridor- good environment to bring up families, near to universities, land is cheap, near to heathrow, M4 provides easy access

8

Outline the case of Cambridge

Top universities in the country
1,5000 technology businesses
Sudden growth due to previous factors and proximity to London
Advantages- Transport links improved
Highly skilled workforce
Rents are low
Good quality of life
Disadvantages- city is crowded
House prices are rising quickly

9

Stratyegie sused to combat the North and South divide

Assisting areas with economy
Improving infrastyructure and economy
Giving more power to cities

10

Outline the effects of the Nissan plant

Built in Sunderland
7,000 employed
Produce Nissan leaf
University has expanded
Science park has opened
7% powered by wind
Had a positive multiplier effect
Attracts skilled workforce
Investments made into local town and area
Attracts more car companies like range rover and jaguar