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Date

6-1-1967

Description

A section of a boardwalk in the New Town area of Crawley in West Sussex, full of shops and various marketplace activities. When Crawley became a new town in 1947, it was intended to be economically self-sustaining and plans for the city to become a center for the manufacturing industry were put into place. Crawley has since had a history of industrial development, building and manufacturing. Continuous growth and investment have made Crawley one of the most important business and employment centers in the South East England region.

Notes

Bibliography: University of London. "Crawley New Town: Economic History." British History Online, 2015, www.british-history.ac.uk/vch/sussex/vol6/pt3/pp83-89. Accessed 06 Oct. 2016. Obsorn, Frederic J. and Arnold Whittick. "New Towns: Their origins, Achievement and Progress." London: L. Hill, 1977, pp. 134-151.

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Photographer

Subject Headings

New towns -- England; Architecture -- England; Shopping centers; Market towns -- England

Country Name

United Kingdom

Region Name

West Sussex

City Name

Crawley

Keywords

historic, towns, city planning, neighborhoods, new towns

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