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Recent Change: Birmingham
What did local governments do to help regenerate Birmingham?
Airport was expanded and the National Exhibition Centre was constructed
How did these two things help Birmingham?
Both attracted international conferences and exhibition market which brought in a significant amount of money
What does the European and International Affairs team do to help Birmingham?
Seek to promote Birmingham beyond the UK to gain funding from various EU Departments
They want to improve projects such as insulating run down social housing and building small premises for start up SMEs
Name the public spaces that have been created:
Why is the Convention Centre a good example of the multiplier effect?
Hotels, restaurants and leisure centres benefit from visitors and their spending
Why are Birmingham's universities important players?
Students provide a market for a whole host of goods and services
They contribute to the youthful population and bring significant wealth to the area
Large numbers are employed meaning they now have an income to spend
How has Birmingham's environment been upgraded?
How has Birmingham's transport infrastructure changed?
Midlands Metro has made a comeback linking Birmingham to areas around it
The main railway station has been transformed after a £700 million investment; 1000 jobs were created
What is the Birmingham Development Plan?
Guides decisions on development and regeneration in the city up to 2031