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Crawley,

city (1991 pop. 80,113) and district, West Sussex, SE England. Crawley was designated one of the new townsnew towns,
planned urban communities in Great Britain, developed by long-term loans from the central government and first authorized by the New Towns Act of 1946. The chief purpose of the act was to reduce congestion in the great cities (or at least prevent its increase) through
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 in 1946 to alleviate overpopulation in London. There are diverse industries, including precision engineering, printing, plastics, and food processing. It is a regional retail shopping center. Gatwick International Airport is located there, as is the Crawley College of Further Education.

Crawley

 

a new city in Great Britain, in West Sussex, south of Greater London. Population, 70,500 (1971). Machine building is the predominant industry in Crawley.

Crawley

a town in S England, in NE West Sussex: designated a new town in 1956. Pop.: 100 547 (2001)
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