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Flashcards in London, Havering/Tower Hamlets Deck (17):
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Where are Havering and Tower Hamlets

In London, south-east England

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Which part of the city is Havering located

Suburbia

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Which part of the city is Tower Hamlets located

Inner city

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Why does terraced housing in Tower Hamlets lower quality of life

Lowers it because it means space is cramped and a lack of a front garden means children must play in the street

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Why does having tower blocks in Tower Hamlets lower quality of life ( 3 )

1/ They are cramped and noisy
2/ Inconvenient when lifts break and implies old people will struggle to get home
3/ It also means its hard for neighbors to socialise

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why does owning a home increase quality of life

It means they dont need to depend on a landlord and can improve the home without permission (to an extent)

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Why can renting a home lower quality of life

Some landlord may not keep the home in an acceptable condition making living their a struggle

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Why does being close to the CBD lower quality of life

It means there is lots of traffic and therefore congestion and therefore pollution leading to poor health

9

Why does unemployment and deprivation in the area lower the quality of life

Deprived people on the streets may lead to crime

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why does higher level of immigration (especially bangladesh) lower quality of life

More pressure on schools and hospitals

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why does higher level of immigration (especially bangladesh) increase quality of life

Multi-ethnicities mean there is a more interesting diverse community

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Why does having detached and semi-detached houses increase quality of life

More space for children to play in safer areas

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Why does employment in the area increase quality of life

Less people on the street that could commit crimes

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Why does being on the edge of London mean better quality of life

Less traffic and pollution, and better access to services to parks and golf courses

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Why does having access to the M25 mean better quality of life

M25 Leads to Stan-stead airport

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Why does less people mean better quality of life

Less pressure on services such as hospitals and schools

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What are the reasons making Havering have a lower quality of life ( 3 )

1/ Less ethnic diversity
2/ boring for young adults
3/ further away to services and work in the CBD