Gentrification and the development process in London

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  • Rowland Atkinson


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DatePublished - 1996
Original languageEnglish


Describes the process of gentrification, explaining how it can change the character of urban areas by displacing or replacing local residents. Examines the process of loft; conversions and renovation or rehabilitation of warehouses etc that has taken place in London, and looks at the impact of gentrification on local communities and regeneration.; Describes the situation in the docklands area of Southwark where gentrification has replaced working class households and communities, causing loss of employment and housing; opportunities for local residents.

    Research areas

  • B1026 , communities, conversions, development, dl, docklands, england, gentrification, housing, ib34, impact, inner cities, london, property, regeneration, renovation, south east, united kingdom, urban areas

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