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1
Q

Why did stratford need regenration

A

There was a severe lack of affordable housing in the area and many social problems such as a high crime rates

The unemployment rate in August 2010 was 12.9% compared to the England average of 7.8%

After the closure the dockyard in 1981 there was 120,000 jobs losses with 60% of males adults being
unemployed.

2
Q

How many jobs were created after regen

A

31,000 additional jobs have been created as a
result of foreign direct investment inlaced by the
UKIT Olympic Authority

3
Q

What happend to the river banks after the stratford regeneration

A
  • The river banks have been re-profiled meaning the
    4,000 homes are protected for 100 years from
    flooding
4
Q

What happend to the pollution in stratford after the regen

A

The target to cut 100,000 tonnes of carbon was
met, the equivalent of taking 65,000 cars off the
road for 12 months

5
Q

Why was the stratford regenration not sucessful

A

Only 1,200 homes from the Olympic village were
turned into affordable housing, with the others
being auctioned off at much higher prices

The cost of living in the surrounding area has
increased dramatically. For example it has risen
by 69% in Hackney

6
Q

how many trees were planted

A

4,000 tress planted sutainability

7
Q

Transport links to stratford

A

A new Stratford link on the Jubilee line connects the
centre of London, opening up greater employment
opportunities.

8
Q

How many jobs is the tube station expected to bring

A

20,000 to be created by 2030 bringing 5 Billion to the area

9
Q

how many jobs have been created by the UKIT Olympic authority

A

31,000

10
Q

how many trees were planted

A

4,000

11
Q

Social outcomes of regneration

A

New school created rated “outstanding”

Decent sporting recreational facilitates for locals, raised quality of life in the area