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Urban Solutions
New Towns
Urban Redevelopment
Urban Renewal
Ballymun
Built in the 1960’s
to rehouse
residents of
Dublin’s inner city
North side of Dublin,
Close to the airport
Origin...
1960’s
Young families
North side
Unemployment
Lack of amenities
Community
Degradation
Image
Social problems
Ballymun Regeneration Limited (BRL)
1997 Renewal project for Ballymun
• Ballymun flats demolished and replaced with 5000 n...
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Urban solutions ver 1

  1. 1. Urban Solutions New Towns Urban Redevelopment Urban Renewal
  2. 2. Ballymun Built in the 1960’s to rehouse residents of Dublin’s inner city North side of Dublin, Close to the airport Originally it housed young families Lack of amenities Few shops or recreational areas Lack of green space Degradation Poorly maintained flats Broken lifts Badly insulatedAbsence of community Unemployment was high Level of education was low Social problems became an issue Area became run down and had as poor image
  3. 3. 1960’s Young families North side Unemployment Lack of amenities Community Degradation Image Social problems
  4. 4. Ballymun Regeneration Limited (BRL) 1997 Renewal project for Ballymun • Ballymun flats demolished and replaced with 5000 new well-built, modern homes • Community buildings, childcare facilities and parks • Town centre with commercial activity (banks/offices / leisure facilities) • Job opportunities created e.g. IKEA • Develop transport services • Involve the community • Improve safety / security

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