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Flashcards in Reviving Town Centres Deck (11):
1

Prior to 1960, what was Manchester known for?

Powerhouse of the North

2

What happened in Manchester during 1960?

Decline in manufacturing and population

3

What happened in Manchester in 1975?

Arndale shopping centre built but population continued to decline

4

What date did the IRA bomb the city centre?

15th June 1996

5

What were Manchester Millennium LTD's two aims?

1) redesign and rebuild to create a safe, accessible centre
2) sustainability, including future investment

6

What did Manchesters redevelopment include?

Differential architecture, diverse culture, palace theatre, rail networks, street furniture and inter grated transport system

7

What's Manchesters proposed future investments?

£800 million

8

What is the population of the city centre of Manchester and how has it increased since regeneration?

19,000 and its doubled

9

Where is Manchester ranked in most popular destination in the uk?

3rd

10

What parent of the population couldn't take part in the Manchester redevelopment project due to low income?

16%

11

What are the 6 ways a city centre can be revived?

•Limiting suburban developments
•development of new facilities
•improving safety
•higher profile
•encourage reurbanisation
•developing specialist areas