Hemel Hempstead

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Hemel Hempstead

(hĕm`əl), town (1991 pop. 80,110), Hertfordshire, SE England. Hemel Hempstead 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. It is a market town and London suburb. Manufactures include paper, electrical and light engineering products, office machinery, and photographic apparatus.

Hemel Hempstead

a town in SE England, in W Hertfordshire: designated a new town in 1947. Pop.: 83 118 (2001)
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HEMEL HEMPSTEAD, England -- Eckoh plc ("Eckoh") (LSE:ECK), the UK's largest provider of hosted speech recognition services, is pleased to announce it has successfully renewed its exclusive contract for a three year period to provide a speech-enabled cinema information and ticket booking service and live contact centre to Vue, the UK's leading developer and operator of state-of-the-art cinemas.
HEMEL HEMPSTEAD, England -- Eckoh plc, the UK's largest provider of hosted speech recognition services, has signed a three year multi-million pound contract with a global financial services company to provide an automated telephony self-service platform for handling customer enquiries across Europe.
HEMEL HEMPSTEAD, England & ENGLEWOOD, Colo--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 11, 2003