Slide Title

Newton Aycliffe

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Date

1-1-1968

Description

Newton Aycliffe is located in County Durham, England. Newton Aycliffe was founded during the New Town Act of 1946. Newton Aycliffe houses were designed with uniformity in mind. Each came with garage parking and a front-yard garden. A focus in post-war New Towns was social and public housing, reflected in the construction and shape of the neighborhoods shown here.

Notes

Bibliography: "The Newton Aycliffe Story." Great Aycliffe Town Council. 2016, www.great-aycliffe.gov.uk/info/about-aycliffe/the-newton-aycliffe-story/. Accessed 18 Apr. 2016. Obsorn, Frederic J. and Arnold Whittick. "New Towns: Their origins, Achievement and Progress." London: L. Hill, 1977, pp. 261-271. "New Towns - UK Parliament." UK Parliament, n.d. http://www.parliament.uk/about/living-heritage/transformingsociety/towncountry/towns/overview/newtowns/. Accessed 11 Oct. 2016.

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Subject Headings

New towns--Great Britain; Cities and Towns -- New Towns

Country Name

United Kingdom

Region Name

England

City Name

Newton Aycliffe

Keywords

new town, towns, community interests, housing, new towns, street scene, neighborhoods

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