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AS Human Geography- Stratford New Town and Carpenter's estate video statistics
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In which year did London win the bid to host the Olympic Games 2012?
What vision did Sebastian Coe build the London bid around?
The need to inspire the younger generation to take part in sport
How many acres does the Olympic Park cover
How much extra per week did the London residents pay to fund the construction of the Olympic venues?
London 2012 legacy included plans to knock down a housing estate to build what?
A UCL university campus
Emotions/opinions of Carpenter's estate residents
Fearful, angry, disappointed, couldn't believe what was happening
Why does local resident Mary have a strong attachment ti the Carpenter's estate?
Lived there 42 years, has an established community of friends and neighbours that stop by and stop her getting lonely in old age
How many residents remain on the estate? Percentage of council tenants?
Why does Tony bird find the regeneration of the Carpenter's estate unique?
He has never seen a regeneration scheme where residents have not been given an alternative housing solution.
What is the 'Carpenter's residence charter'?
A promise the Mayor made to the residents that they would have a right to return to the carpenter's regeneration.
Why does Ben specifically say he grew up in East London, Stratford, the Carpenters estate?
He thinks that made him a better person. More respect for different kinds of people because it was so diverse.
What is the slogan of the E 15 focus group?
Social housing not social cleansing.
What are the e 15 focus group campaigning for? Why did they take over residency of boarded up properties?
They are campaigning for the E 15 mothers to not be evicted to outside of London. They took over boarded up properties as they said the homes were in perfectly good condition despite the council labeling them as no longer 'viable house options'.
What is the danger of the E 15 focus group campaign?
That the houses they want to live then will no longer be maintained by the council and fall into serious disrepair to the point of the housing becoming dangerous to live in.
What did sir robin Wales say about the plans for Stratford city in newham?
He wanted to use Stratford city and Westfield as a springboard for improving the east end (improving unemployment, child poverty levels etc.)
The youngest borough in London
What percentage of newham is under the age of 45?
How many pounds of investment, new homes and new jobs are expected in the next 15 years in newham?
22 billion, 35,000 new homes, 100,000 (10,000 permanent so far)
What was the original dream of council houses?
To build homes of the working class heroes and move them out of overcrowded slums and into housing.
Between 1993 and 2013 the number of council homes has fallen by what percentage
How long is the house in waiting list in new ham
What percentage of new homes are purchased by foreign investors in London?
What were the plans for the Olympic park after the games?
To covert the Olympic park into a large leisure centre
How do capital towers and Stratford riverside promote living in Stratford?
Video advertising presented Stratford as elegant and luxury featuring its designer shops and gambling opportunities in Westfield, accessibility to central London through high quality drone shots of the London skyline and its landmarks
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