Crawley


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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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Sir Pitt went off after this benediction, and the solemn Tinker, rushlight in hand, led the way up the great bleak stone stairs, past the great dreary drawing-room doors, with the handles muffled up in paper, into the great front bedroom, where Lady Crawley had slept her last.
"You'd better not," said one of the ostlers; "it's Sir Pitt Crawley."
Let us be set down at Queen's Crawley without further divagation, and see how Miss Rebecca Sharp speeds there.
Counterpart Dean Saunders accepts he has a fight on his hands to keep Crawley in the division.
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BUSINESS adviser Grant Thornton has expanded its Yorkshire tax practice with the appointment of Mike Crawley as a senior manager.
Emile Sinclair and Mike Jones had Crawley two to the good inside 23 minutes, but Chris Zebroski, Adam Chapman and a Connor Essam own goal, two of which created by Willmott, sealed the comeback.
CRAWLEY 1 Adams 1 READING 3 Le Fondre 13, 49 (pen), Hunt 44 READING went behind after just 14 seconds but bounced back to potentially save manager Brian McDermott's job.
Crawley 2 Swansea 3 GARRY MONK spared Swansea's blushes to end Crawley's dream of inflicting another giant killing.
The 6-foot-3 Crawley averaged 17.3 points and 4.2 rebounds to lead St.
CRAWLEY 3 PORTVALE 2 TEN-MAN Port Vale paid the price for Clayton McDonald's indiscipline as Micky Adams' men twice let a lead slip before crashing to defeat at Crawley.
TEAM CRAWLEY STOKE 0 2 CRAWLEY were unable to cause an FA Cup upset yesterday as Stoke secured progression to the quarter-finals despite Rory Delap's early sending-off.