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Define gentrification.

When the status of an inner urban area which has become unfashionable and neglected is upgraded and the status improved.


Give 3 examples gentrification?

London Dockland.
Notting Hill.
Newcastle, Quayside.


Give 5 examples of the advantages of gentrification.

Increases tourist activity.
Economic status improved.
Crime rates fall.
Increase employment.
Less dereliction.


Give 5 examples of the disadvantages of gentrification.

Makes the less fortune leave area.
Changes perception of place for some people.
Conflict between native and visitors.
Strain on small businesses.
Increase house value.