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Flashcards in Reurbanisation Deck (13):
1

What 3 ways can reurbanisation occur?

Gentrification, urban development schemes and sustainable communities

2

What does a sustainable community require?

Access to homes, job and income

3

What is an urban development scheme?

Large scale investment programmes (property led)

4

How do urban development cooperation work?

Companies were government funded and they had power to acquire land and attract the private sector

5

How do enterprise zones work?

Incentives were given to companies that move into the specific zones in order to create attraction to that area

6

Define gentrification

The process of housing improvement, characterised by the inward movement of a population to run down areas

7

Outline the cycle of gentrification

•pioneer group move in
•properties cheap
•self help
•increase house prices
•original residents move out
•more affluent middle class individuals move in

8

What visual signs can be seen from gentrification?

Wine bars, gastro bars, gyms and open green spaces

9

What led to the decline of Brixton in the 1980's?

The black riots

10

What did pioneer groups see in Brixton?

Cheap house prices and location to CBD

11

How much is the property prices set to increase by in 2016?

Triple

12

What is super gentrification?

Same process but only the highest earners can afford it (top 10% of earners)

13

Define reurbanisation

The movement of people into the city as part of regeneration