Case study: Urban regeneration and the London 2012 Olympics
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The claims that the London Olympics benefited London www.bbc.com/news/uk-23370270
Social Consequences of Urban Regeneration
Case Study: London Olympic Village
Two PDF files giving background information on the regenerative effects of the 2012 Olympic Games
Paul Watt (2013) It’s Not For Us – Olympics effect – gentrification
Other sources for research:
The following video is a presentation on how the London Olympics might be assessed as a regenerator of East London. Urban planning specialist, Dr Andrew Smith from the University of Westminster.
The argument against the idea that the Olympics would provide “affordable” housing is gentrification. (p.164 in the book). This article about property in Stratford is a good explanation of how gentrification works in this case study: