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CLIP 1510

From brownfield site to cityscape (pt 3/3)

From brownfield site to cityscape (pt 3/3)
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Key Info
  • From brownfield site to cityscape (pt 3/3)
  • Duration: 01:38
  • A report encouraging students to think about what they would do with a brownfield site. What would you need to find out to make your proposal effective? What would the economic, social and environmental effects be? What is the history of the site and its surroundings? What planning constraints are in place? And what would public opinion be?
  • Subject:

    Geography

       Topic:

    Urban: Settlements

  • Keywords: brownfield, economic, environmental, social, development, planning constraints, local planning authority, commercial viability
Ideas for use in class
  • This clip could get students to think about what to do with a brownfield site in their area. Students might create a mind map of the factors they need to consider when justifying their chosen redevelopment proposal while watching the clip. An alternative activity could develop some creative writing on the theme of declining industry, brownfield sites and redevelopment. For example, a poem based on the images from the three clips. The clip could be used alongside Clips 1508 and 1509.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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