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How much was paid in public creator investment?

£1.86 billion

1

How much was made in public sector investment?

£7.7 billion

2

How many people now work at the London docklands?

85,000

3

How many businesses are now located there?

2700

4

How was the London docklands developed?

144km of new and improved roads were built and the Dockland light railway was built

5

How much derelict land was reclaimed and made attractive?

762 ha

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How many awards did the LDDC win?

94 awards for architecture, conservation and landscaping

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How many new homes were built?

24, 046 new homes

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What were the disadvantages of the development?

Lots of jobs were moved from other parts of Britain
Conflicts of interest arose between the newcomers and the original residents
A lot of jibs did not match the skills of the local residents
House prices rose

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When did the development occur?

From 1981

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