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Geography Essay - Why is Dai Williams working to build a Japanese Restaurant? By Gurdip Bening In this essay I am going to examine the reasons why Dai Williams has been working to build a Japanese restaurant. I am going to discuss in detail the decline of the coal industry, the location of the Sony factory and what services the Japanese brought with them for their benefits. Before Dai Williams started work on the Japanese Restaurant, he was a miner in the local coal mines. These coal mines were located in South Wales, Bridgend, and due to the decline Dai Williams along with many other people became unemployed. Location of the coal mines The decline of the coal industry was mainly due to the increase in Petroleum and Natural Gas, but another cause was the World War 2. ...read more.


The Bridgend Sony Factory was opened in 1973 and created hundreds of jobs; people were brought from Japan and people were employed from South Wales, this was good as there was a mass group of employment in Wales at that time of the decline in coal industry. The Sony factory was located in Bridgend; this was a good location as the M4 had just been built which connected South Wales to the Capital of England, London and many other big cities. This made it easier for Sony to sell their products as they could travel to all the big cities and people would also come to South Wales and buy there products. ...read more.


A golf course was opened for the owner of Sony, which is Mr Ishiguru. This is a very common sport in Japan and when was brought to the UK, local people also started to engage themselves in this sport. Mrs Ishiguru also opened up a food co-operative which distributes Japanese food to the local community. This again attracts the local people to the Japanese culture. In conclusion to all this I think that Dai Williams is looking to build a Japanese culture because of the vast amount of Japanese families who have come over to Wales. It helps them adapt to this environment and helps the Wales population adapt to the Japanese. I think that in the future there will be an increase in coal again as other resources may start to decrease and run out. ...read more.

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