Flashcards in London Docklands Deck (26):
How many people were employed in 1930 from the docklands?
What year were the docklands bombed?
Why did the docklands decline?
The Thames became increasingly silted and boats became too large to reach the docks
What port took over from the docklands?
Why did port side industries close?
Outline the decline of the docklands
•decline in manufacturing
•more time and less money
•businesses move out
•lack of social cohesion
•less tax to government
What were the issues with the docklands?
Shopping, transport, employment, open space and industry
What was the first aim of the LDDC?
Economically regenerate the area, by attracting private investment
What was the second aim of the LDDC?
Physically regenerate the area
What was the third aim of the LDDC?
Improve the living conditions and prospects of the docklands community
What year was the LDDC established in?
Who saw that the site had potential for offices?
How many hectares of land were reclaimed by 1988?
How many homes were created in silvertown urban village?
How many social house were built in silvertown urban village?
How did manufacturing jobs increase between 1980-1990?
How did the finance sector increase between 1981-1990?
Who does Cabots place cater for?
What shops were found in Cabots place?
PINK, Halifax, books and BA
When did the DLR open?
How much did the DLR cost?
When did London city airport open?
When was the jubilee line extension completed?
How much private investment was attracted to every £1 the LDDC spent?
£10 returned to every £1 spent
How much was spent on education and health by the LDDC?