Two main areas in Barcelona experienced deprivation are inner district of district in El Ravel and edge-of-town location of Can Peguara due to poor housing built during industrial area in 1960s
In 1970s and 1980s, Barcelona deindustrialized relsuted in 20% unemployment rate and many places became derelict
Similar in the east end of London, many poor areas and high unemployment rate make this place deprivated.
After Spain joined the European Union, many economic activities have taken place. Barcelona got a ticket to host 1992 Olympic game and 2004 Universal Forums of Cultures, since then, it recovered from deprivation and improved infrastructure. From physical generation, Barcelona became the high value economic diversification and promoted as an important European city.
It reached it aim to recover its economy and improve employment rate by create new jobs and tertiarized the city.
East end of London also aimed to improve the infrastructure in poor areas by investing billions as well as to makke them look good in the eyes of foreigners, regenerate and transform the poorest place, create successful Olympic 2012 games. Also, Olympic create more jobs for unemployed people that relate to construct the Olympic.
This place had been heavily invested to roads, railways, pedestrian and cycle route
Even though billions are invested to regenerate the east end of London, this place is still deprived because such investment creates inequality when local people are forced to relocate just for Olympic preparation. Also, the unemployment rate is relatively higher than London's average and only 28 percent of housing are affordable.Therefore, the aims were not achieved.