Flashcards in Redevelopment UDC (Docklands, London, UK) Deck (4)
What was the original brownfield site like?
Very few jobs
Half the land derelict
Poorly developed transport
Urgent repair needed
Lack of basic services
What were causes of decline?
Larger ships could no longer reach the port
Causing the docks to become abandoned and derelict
What was done for environmental regeneration?
160,000 trees planted
728 hectares of derelict land claimed