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Urban problems of London.

  • Essay length: 541 words
  • Submitted: 07/01/2004
  • Marked by teacher: (?) Molly Reynolds
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A very generalized answer. To improve, this essay needs to incorporate a lot more specific examples from London itself, as well as including data to support the arguments.

Marked by teacher Molly Reynolds 07/04/2013

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Case study: Urban problems of London

There are many problems that London's residents face, the urban problems that London faces are problems of growth, social, economic, environmental problems and the cycle of poverty, these problems are typical of any large city in the developed world.

The urban problems that the central business district (CBD) face are crimes particularly muggings on the streets, graffiti on public and private properties and homeless people sleeping on the streets and on the doorsteps of shops and offices. The inner city has to put up with problems like racial anxiety, residents with large families mainly immigrants, pensioners, disabled and single parent families, few car owners, poor quality housing/ high density/ lacking amenities, crime, vandalism and graffiti. The suburbs and the rural -urban fringe face problems such as crime burglary and rising expensive housing. The inner city has to deal with the most social problems.

The economic problems that the CBD faces are high land values, which mean high rates and rent for companies. The price for houses and flats are pricey, allot of time is lost by traffic congestion. Once again the inner city has to face the

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A very generalized answer. To improve, this essay needs to incorporate a lot more specific examples from London itself, as well as including data to support the arguments.

Marked by teacher Molly Reynolds 07/04/2013

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