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Bracknell

(brăk`nəl), town, Bracknell Forest, S England. Bracknell 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 1949, in order to alleviate overpopulation in London. In 1949, Bracknell was a market town of some 5,000 persons, with timber yards and a brickmaking industry. Population growth increased with the added industries and manufacture of boilers, gasoline pumps, tools, clothing, and sealing compounds. A college of further education is there.
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Bracknell

a town in SE England, in Bracknell Forest unitary authority, Berkshire, designated a new town in 1949. Pop.: 70 795 (2001)
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