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London Docklands - change in function

- was the UK's largest docks - closed in 1981
reasons for decline:
- globalisation resulted in manufacturing goods being made overseas and containerisation
what has changed (new docklands)?
- now used as a business district - Canary Wharf - a lot of the younger population, now living & working in Canary Wharf
level of success:
- new airport built easier transport, commuting and communication
- is close to the CBD, which has a lot of services
- very modern and attractive to all tourists and residents

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Broadwater Farm Estate, North London

- major redevelopment programme, crime rates dropped dramatically, is one of the most ethically diverse location in London