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The New Towns of Britain.

Great Britain. Central Office of Information. Reference Division.

The New Towns of Britain.

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Published by H.M.S.O. in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • New towns -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesCentral Office of Information. Reference pamphlet, 44, Central Office of Information reference pamphlet ;, 44.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHT169.G7 A486 1969
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[6], 26 p.
      Number of Pages26
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5380825M
      ISBN 100117000752
      LC Control Number72411896
      OCLC/WorldCa27626


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Together, they are home to around 2m people. Accordingly, the New Towns Act was passed which, coupled with the Town and Country Planning Actcreated a revolutionary “machinery for positive town construction”.

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