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new town

A government-sponsored, self-sufficient community that is built in an otherwise undeveloped area. Primarily heard in UK. Now that they've finished construction on the new town, that area is the place to be!
See also: new, town
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Sir George Grenfell-Baines - "One of the aspects which makes the British New Town Movement unique is the public money that was actually put into it.
It was 1964 when Washington was designated a New Town and saw the introduction of new industry, and an influx of new homes, schools and community centres.
Although delivered at the now demolished Preston Hospital in North Shields, she was the first baby born to a family living in the New Town.
The East Hidd Town is one of at least six new towns planned in Bahrain to tackle a social housing backlog, with around 60,000 families currently on Housing Ministry waiting lists.
The new town of Parand as one of the new towns of Tehran is situated 40 km southwest of Tehran on the way to Saveh.
30pm, to press the Llandow new town idea again Mr Stockdale said the Llandow Newydd proposal had mainly involved building houses.
Tony Filice, director of Kelvin Francis estate agents and spokesman for the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors Wales' residential wing, said that the concept of a new town had changed with time.
Although the new-home construction business has been anything but robust, Cadman says it is improving for New Town Builders.
New Town plans call for 1,600 condominium and rental apartments, with between 20% and 40% set aside as affordable housing for renters and buyers.
In 1844 Saint Stephen's Church was consecrated on the corner of New Town Row and what would become Saint Stephen's Street.
SCOTLAND's first new town, just 60 years old, is to get a pounds 400million facelift.
SANTA CLARITA - The floor mat still reads ``Welcome to Carrows,'' but offerings of New Town Super Buffet in Newhall are an ocean away from the quaint diner fare served by the building's former occupant.
In conjunction with a group of local private developers, the city drew up a brief for a mixed-use civic and commercial complex in Innsbruck's historic heart, focused around a new town hall, with the Altes Rathaus (the original town hall) retained and refurbished.
This relative failure was due to the inadequacy of government's financial aid and the absence of a planning and development agency comparable with the new town development corporation.
An example: The feds decided that every new town would have to present a budget for the next five years, with the first year broken down into monthly budgets.