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Stevenage,

city (1991 pop. 74,757) and district, Hertfordshire, E central England. Stevenage was the first new townnew 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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 to be designated under the New Towns Act of 1946, a program to decentralize population and industry. Manufactures include cameras and photographic goods, aircraft supplies, and electronic equipment. The old town, probably of Saxon origin, was an important stop for stagecoaches; several inns remain from that era.

Stevenage

 

a city in Great Britain, in the county of Hertfordshire, 50 km north of London. Population, 71,900 (1973). Industrial enterprises in Stevenage specialize in the production of equipment used in radio electronics, as well as aircraft, instruments, office equipment, and hoisting and conveying machines.

Stevenage

a town in SE England, in N Hertfordshire on the Great North Road: developed chiefly as the first of the new towns (1946). Pop.: 81 482 (2001)
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