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1
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Population
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In 1900 London was the largest city with 6.5 million people
2
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Tillbury
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Boat docks in London located there
3
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It became necessary to regenerate London dockyards and the lea valley there because:
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In the 1980s sea going ships became to large for the east end docks
4
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London dock lands development corporation brought in money:
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Sky scrapers brought in business and airports
5
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London dock lands development corporation brought in money reason 2:
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Most industries depended on it for importing raw materials
6
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Transport
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Railway developed transport
7
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Olympic village
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Olympic village made more people want to live and work near it after the games had finished
8
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What is this case study about??
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