My name is nikolas and i am doing some research on the regeneration of the South Bank for my degree project.
I would be greatful if any residents to the area from around the london eye down to the tate modern would take their time to answer the following questions, as this is the location of my project.
Anyone else reading this that feels they have any comments, would also be welcome to respond.
Thankyou very much for your time, it is greatly appreciated.
Resident Interview Questions
Where do you live and how long have you resided here?
How would you describe the South Bank now in comparison to when you first moved here?
Are you aware of the schemes run by the government to promote the area?
What do you think the Millennium celebration, in particular the London Eye
, has done for the area?
Has there been a impact on the area in:
Political-any policy's in place helping or restricting the area
Economic-property price increase, increase in price of general goods and services, jobs being created
Social-crime rates, social exclusion, waste
Technological-advancements such as computerised services
Has the London Eye
directly affected the residents?
Have there been any negative impacts on the residents?
Has the resident population changed?
Has the area lost its independence through the presence of tourists?
Has the Mayor maintained a Balance
of tourism versus residential?
Does the area have two faces to it, like a thriving energy throughout the day and a calmer one at night?
Are other benefits of the area, overshadowed by the London Eye
, and how?
Have general amenities been affected, such as the doctors, dentists, chemists, schools, and how?
Have facilities been affected, such as supermarkets and parking?
How do you see the area five years from now?
Does the area's constant evolution create an unstable society?
Has the Congestion Charge affected the area? Is it positive?
Is there a difference between peak and off-peak seasons, is there a change, what?
Are there more opportunities living in the area since the South Bank was regenerated?