Newcastle Urban Opportunities
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to increase the amount and proportion of green spaces within a city
Integrated transport systems
Seek to integrate different modes of transport and integrate into environment in which it operates.
something done for fun, a hobby or game, lots of opportunities for this in Newcastle
The cultural mix or multiculturalism
basically refers to a country or place that has more than one culture living together in close proximity
Newcastle's cultural diversity
is much greater than 10 years ago. 14.7% are not white compared to 6.9% in 2001.
is a free event, based around Pakistani, Bengali, Indian and other South Asian cultures.
Chinese New Year
is celebrated along Stowell Street in Newcastle's celebrated China Town district.
Recreation facilities include
The Great North Museum, Theatre Royal and City Hall, a popular venue for rock and pop concerts.
is home to the Tyne Bridges and many medieval buildings such as Bettie Surtees house
is home to many listed buildings and Grey Street, once voted Britain's favourite street.
Newcastle's economy is
Post-industrial, with lots of jobs available in research, education, service and tourist sectors
has nearly 6,000 staff and a turnover of almost £490 million
Go ahead group
are Newcastle's largest employer (2018)
INTEGRATED transport system
Exists in Newcastle upon Tyne with all of the different forms of transport can link to one another including buses and the Metro.
Travellers made 36.4m
journeys on the Metro electric light rail system service in 2017/18 in Newcastle upon Tyne.
Marks and Spencers
In the centre of the town have a 165m2 green wall
has a 1,500m2 green roof.
Urban Sciences Building
Of Newcastle Uni opened in 2017 to enable testing of new "smart" technologies and urban flood management features.
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