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Telford,

town (1991 pop. 28,645), Telford and Wrekin, W England. It was originally designated a 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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 in 1963 as Dawley but was enlarged and renamed in 1968. Telford was established to alleviate overpopulation in Birmingham and the Black CountryBlack Country,
highly industrialized region, historically mostly in Staffordshire but partly in Worcestershire and Warwickshire, W central England. It includes Dudley, Rowley Regis (see Warley), Tipton, Walsall, Wednesbury, West Bromwich, and Wolverhampton.
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. Industries include machinery, quarrying, brickmaking, iron founding, and brewing. Nearby are the Ironbridge Gorge Museums on the Industrial Revolution and The Wrekin, an isolated volcanic hill.

Telford

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Thomas. 1757--1834, Scottish civil engineer, known esp for his roads and such bridges as the Menai suspension bridge (1825)

Telford

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a town in W central England, in Telford and Wrekin unitary authority, Shropshire: designated a new town in 1963. Pop.: 138 241 (2001)
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