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    London Docklands

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    redevelopment of London's docklands" Introduction: My investigation is to investigate and justified whether or not the 'hypothesis' is true or false backing this up with results. In this investigation I will be doing the following to decide whether or not the hypothesis: "All members if the community benefited 'equally' from the redevelopment of London's docklands" Location: LondonDocklands is in the East end of London-England, UK (Most Economic Developed Country). London Docklands is an area of

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    Regenerating London Docklands We know that the London docklands are located, near the CBD (central business district) by the river themes. Its in the bough of "tower hamlets" The area covers app: 16sq miles. London has been an important trading route since Roman times. Because England is an island lots of items, such as Raw materials used to be imported by sea to Britain (before the age of planes) I will talk more about the industrial revolution in the next few pages, and how it

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    London Docklands

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    London Docklands A Case study of: q Urban redevelopment / Urban regeneration q Economic decline and regeneration q In migration into an area and its impact q An urban planning scheme Where are the London Docklands? In the East End of London. Docklands covers an area of 2200 hectares, (21 sq kms) over 5 boroughs, Newham, Tower hamlet, Southwark, Lewisham and Greenwhich. The area covered by the London Docklands Redevelopment Corporation stretches from Wapping and Tower Bridge

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    Urban Regeneration in the London Docklands The London Docklands Development Corporation is located along the River Thames Estuary 2.a) The London Docklands had to close for many reasons. The main reason was the Second World War. The area suffered substantial bomb damage in the Second World War, which lead to the need for a substantial rebuilding programme. In the first 20 years after the Second World War, many buildings came to the end of their usefulness. A number of factors contributed

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    London Docklands Analysis

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    The London Docklands are a particularly unique area of London; the area possesses a rich history as a major seaport, but is also now home to one of London’s largest financial centers. In essence, the London Docklands are a junction where history collides with the present. Within this essay, I will discuss how efforts to conserve the past of the London Docklands conflict with its current development. One the one hand, the Museum of London Docklands (MLD) acts as a prime example of efforts to conserve

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    The Land Use Patterns Typical of a Sub-Urbanized Village in the U.K. and the Way in Which the Patterns are Changing Suburbanisation is the increased movement of people, services and industries from the centres and inner urban areas outwards, towards and onto the edges of the built-up area taking over land that was previously rural. A suburbanised village has grown as a result of being populated by those who have moved out of urban areas. As this occurs in villages in the UK so the conversions

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    London's Economy

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    King (1990, page x) argues that the dissolution of empire has been critical to the growth of world cities. How far does this apply to London? Modern patterns of development and growth have been shaped and influenced by the historical context of colonialism. Within this context relationships between capitalist and pre-capitalist states or colonies helped forge a world economy, which would later lead to processes of globalisation and the current economic world order. Expansion in the world

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    The Iconic Queen Elizabeth I

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    The 16th century was a chaotic time plagued with many problems, such as political conflicts and religious disputes. In this period women were often thought of incapable of doing jobs of the typical man, and did not have as many rights. Many men such as Shakespeare and Leonardo Da Vinci contributed to the advancement of culture in the 16th century. Government in England at this time was a monarchy, and a prominent monarchy, which included Queen Elizabeth I, was the Tudor Dynasty. Queen Elizabeth

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    economies phenomena and gentrification. Last but not least, comparisons to architecture would be made along the way, and how architecture is used in different ways in the economic context. Brixton Village as a precedent. We visited Brixton Village in London for the case study, and we explored if it has been exposed and affected by gentrification. And if so, how has the urban vernacular been affected by gentrification in context to it’s heritage. In the case of Brixton Village, gentrification is interpreted

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    The Victorian Age

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    The Victorian Age of Literature “It was the best of times; it was the worst of times…it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair” (Dickens n. pag.). These words by Charles Dickens, one of the most famous writers of the Victorian Period, were intended to show the connections between the French Revolution and the decline of Dickens’s own time, the Victorian Era (“About” n.pag.). Dickens wanted to show how the trends of his time were following a tragic path that had already played out and

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