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Getting to know Bristol ppt simon collins.ppt


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  1. 1. Getting to know Similarities and differences By Simon Collins, Cameron Nichols and Andrew McFadyen
  2. 5. Assault Alcohol fuelled violence Drunken fights Unnecessary police call outs Friends turn enemies Negative
  3. 6. Graffiti Art Illegal Banksy Common Popular
  4. 7. Retail centre Improved economy Better shops Amazing architecture More jobs in local businesses Positive
  5. 8. History of Bristol <ul><li>In Anglo-Saxon times a settlement grew up between the Rivers Avon and Frome, known as Brigstowe (a place of settlement by the bridge). </li></ul><ul><li>The settlement grew as trading with Ireland and the ports of South Wales. </li></ul><ul><li>After the Norman Conquest of 1066 a castle was built on what is now known as Castle Park. </li></ul>
  6. 9. 14th century <ul><li>The city was trading with several countries including Spain, Portugal and Iceland. Ships also left Bristol to found new colonies in the New World. John Cabot set sail in 1497 from Bristol, in his ship the Matthew, hoping to find a passage to the Eastern Indonesia. </li></ul><ul><li>A replica of the Matthew can be seen near the SS Great Britain sometimes. Also Cabot Circus shopping centre is named in John Cabot’s honour. </li></ul>
  7. 10. Mid 18th century <ul><li>Bristol became England's second biggest city. During this time Britain was flooded with goods imported via Bristol including sugar cane, tobacco, rum and cocoa, all of which were products of the slave trade and the slave triangle which included Africa and the Americas. </li></ul>
  8. 11. Late 18th century <ul><li>Clifton village grew as merchants relocated and built houses further away from the city docks. </li></ul>
  9. 12. 19th century <ul><li>The success of Bristol's port was beginning to decline. However, the arrival of a new chief engineer, Isambard Kingdom Brunel, helped to attract further investment into the area. Brunel did more than anyone to shape the face of modern Bristol today, his legacy includes the Clifton suspension bridge, the SS Great Britain, and Temple Meads Old Railway Station. </li></ul>
  10. 13. <ul><li>Bristol University </li></ul><ul><li>Retail (Broadmead and Cabot Circus) </li></ul><ul><li>Bristol City Football Club </li></ul><ul><li>SS Great Britain </li></ul><ul><li>Bristol Rugby </li></ul><ul><li>Bristol Hippodrome </li></ul><ul><li>Old Vic </li></ul><ul><li>Bristol Zoo </li></ul><ul><li>Bristol Rovers Football Club </li></ul><ul><li>Clifton Suspension Bridge </li></ul><ul><li>Fashion </li></ul><ul><li>Balloon festival </li></ul>
  11. 14. Regeneration Cabot Circus
  12. 15. Broadmead
  13. 16. Has Bristol got a reputation of being a green city? <ul><li>Bristol already has a reputation as a green capital based on the quality of its open space, the commitment of residents to greener lifestyles and the expertise of many organisations based in Bristol. </li></ul>
  14. 17. Sustainability for the future of Bristol <ul><li>In March 2008 Bristol Council launched an ambitious 10-year programme to help make the greater Bristol area the most sustainable city-region in the UK. </li></ul><ul><li>They aimed to generate investment in environmental and social areas worth £20 million. </li></ul>
  15. 18. Changes to be made <ul><li>Bristol Council are tackling key sustainability challenges: </li></ul><ul><li>making our housing more energy efficient; </li></ul><ul><li>helping organisations cut their carbon emissions; </li></ul><ul><li>reducing dependency on private cars; </li></ul><ul><li>encouraging local food; </li></ul><ul><li>and raising awareness of sustainability </li></ul>
  16. 19. Mapping Bristol Burgess Model E.G Cabot Circus E.G Bristol Beer Factory E.G St Pauls E.G Cotham E.G Bath
  17. 20. Hoyt Model E.G Clifton E.G Cabot Circus E.G Cotham E.G St Pauls E.G Bristol Beer Factory
  18. 21. Sphere of influence the area around a settlement within which people use that settlement for their services