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CLIP 1485

Cities grow upwards and outwards (pt 2/2) (no narration)

Cities grow upwards and outwards (pt 2/2) (no narration)
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Key Info
  • Cities grow upwards and outwards (pt 2/2) (no narration)
  • Duration: 02:47
  • An explanation of the growth of Gloucester from the 1940s to the present day, focusing on suburban growth and regeneration of inner city areas. The war put a temporary halt on Gloucester's growth. After the war new suburban estates developed rapidly and the old city centre and factory area was replaced by high rise shops, flats and offices. From the 1980s onwards the emphasis was on both regeneration of inner city sites such as the docks, and greenfield developments of modern suburban housing. No narration.
  • Credits: Imperial War Museum
  • Subject:

    Geography

       Topic:

    Urban: Settlements

  • Keywords: urban growth, suburbs, regeneration, brownfield site, greenfield site
Ideas for use in class
  • Together with Part 1 (Clip 1484) this clip would allow a clear 'model' of urban development to be created either in the form of an illustrated timeline or an annotated map or diagram of the structure of a British city.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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