Greater London is a ceremonial county of England that makes up the majority of the London region.This region forms the administrative boundaries of London and is organised into 33 local government districts—the 32 London boroughs and the City of London, which is located within the region but is separate from the county.
Greater London is an administrative district. It covers London, England. About 7.5 million people live there. It is also one of the regions of England used by the Government for various purposes, including administration and statistics. Greater London is a conurbation, a
In the Greater London Area, around 650,000 people use a bike everyday. [better source needed] But out of a total population of around 8.8 million, this means that just around 7% of Greater London's population use a bike on an average day.
- 2011 Census subdivisions
- Omitted areas
- 2001 Census subdivisions
The Greater London Built-up Area, or Greater London Urban Area, is a conurbation in south-east England that constitutes the continuous urban area of London, and includes surrounding adjacent urban towns as defined by the Office for National Statistics. It is the largest urban area in the United Kingdom with a population of 9,787,426 in 2011.
The Greater London Built-up or Urban Area had a population of 9,787,426 and occupied an area of 1,737.9 square kilometres at the time of the 2011 census. It includes most of the London region – omitting most of its woodland; small, buffered districts; the Lee Valley Park; and the two largest sewage treatment works serving London by the River Thames. Outside the region's administrative boundary, it includes contiguous suburban settlements and a few densely populated outliers connected to ...
The density gradient of industrialising cities has tended to follow a specific pattern: the density of the centre of the city would rise during urbanisation and the population would remain heavily concentrated in the city centre with a rapid decline in settlement towards the periphery. Then, with continued economic growth and the expanding networks of public transport, people would then slowly migrate towards the suburbs, gradually softening the population density gradient. This point was genera
At the time of the 2011 Census, the Office for National Statistics defined the Greater London Urban Area as being made up of the following components:.
In the 2011 census, the following areas were considered to be built-up areas but outside the Greater London Built-up Area, although they are still within Greater London. All of these areas had populations of less than a thousand except New Addington and Harefield which had populations of 22,280 and 6,573 respectively. 1. Berry's Green 2. Crews Hill 3. Cudham 4. Downe 5. Harefield 6. Hazelwood 7. New Addington 8. Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital
At the time of the 2001 Census, the Office for National Statistics defined the Greater London Urban Area as being made up of the following components
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The London Travel to Work Area in 2001 (dark blue), with the administrative boundary of Greater London shown. The London Travel to Work Area , defined by the Office for National Statistics as the area for which "of the resident economically active population, at least 75% actually work in the area, and also, that of everyone working in the area ...
In 1986, the Greater London Council was abolished by the Conservative government of Margaret Thatcher.Many people have surmised that the decision to abolish the GLC was made because of the existence of a high-spending left-wing Labour administration under Ken Livingstone, although pressure for the abolition of the GLC had arisen before Livingstone took over, and was largely driven by the ...
The London boroughs are the 32 local authority districts that make up Greater London; each is governed by a London borough council.The present London boroughs were all created at the same time as Greater London on 1 April 1965 by the London Government Act 1963 and are a type of local government district.
Greater London is one of the largest urban areas in Europe, with an area of 1,572 km 2 (607 sq mi). Its boundaries were set in 1965 when Greater London, which covers the 32 London boroughs and the City of London, was created. Almost two-thirds of it is green space and wetlands.SiteAreaLocationMap12.54 hectares (31.0 acres)Hackney 51°33′50″N 0°04′37″W#xfeff; / #xfeff;51.564°N 0.077°W TQ 334 8680.87 hectares (2.1 acres)Tower Hamlets 51°31′08″N 0°01′23″W#xfeff; / #xfeff;51.519°N 0.023°W TQ 368 8180.90 hectares (2.2 acres)Camden 51°32′35″N 0°09′40″W#xfeff; / #xfeff;51.543°N 0.161°W TQ 276 8432.06 hectares (5.1 acres)Waltham Forest 51°36′40″N 0°00′40″W#xfeff; / #xfeff;51.611°N 0.011°W TQ 378 921
At this time, it was renamed Greater London House. In 1996, the building was purchased by Resolution GLH who commissioned architects Finch Forman to restore the building to its former glory. The restorers consulted the original designs and aimed to recreate 80-90% of the original Art Deco features, including installing replicas of the famous ...