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... Planning Policy in London Aim to Promote or Prevent Gentrification? Table of Contents Introduction 3 Prevention of Gentrification: 3 The policies such as “Urban Renaissance”, “Urban Regeneration” and “Urban Sustainability” can be firmly related to the endeavour of government towards promoting gentrification process. For example, the regeneration of London Docklands in the Docklands Borough can be viewed as an example supporting gentrification process. In this regard, the Conservative government of Britain in the year 1981 founded special urban development corporations, which was known as ‘London Docklands Development Corporation (LDDC)’. 5
The LDDC policies advocated four major criteria which include...