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1

What was the original brownfield site like?

Very few jobs
Docks closed
Half the land derelict
Poorly developed transport
Urgent repair needed
Lack of basic services

2

What were causes of decline?

Larger ships could no longer reach the port
Causing the docks to become abandoned and derelict

3

What was done for environmental regeneration?

160,000 trees planted
728 hectares of derelict land claimed

4

What was done for social regeneration?

Over 19,800 new homes built