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town (1991 pop. 21,350), E central England, on the Lea River. Hertford is an agricultural market with light industries, including brewing, flour milling, and the manufacture of leather goods and stationery. It was important even in Saxon times; there, in 672, the archbishop of Canterbury convened the first national church council. Near Hertford is one of England's leading schools, Haileybury College, founded in 1862. The school merged with the Imperial Service College in 1942.
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a town in SE England, administrative centre of Hertfordshire. Pop.: 24 460 (2001)
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The Hertford business is well known for specialist engineering, fabrications and assembly.
Gary." Violet, from Hertford, reported the pass lost after visiting her daughter in Stevenage.
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The work will re-establish the link between Hertford Street and Broadgate which was lost when the old underpass was filled in more than 50 years ago.
Esso Exploration and Production UK Limited awarded a research contract to Materials Engineering Research Laboratory, Hertford, England, to develop a test facility and carry out a fundamental research program into the performance of elastomers and dynamic seals for offshore oil and gas applications.
The first pane of glass has been smashed in the first phase of opening up the link between Hertford Street and Broadgate.
Materials Engineering Research Laboratory, Hertford, England installed a major new test facility for the multi-axial testing of elastomeric and structural composite components and test pieces.
Police were called to Club M in Hertford Place just before 5am (July 22).
The route is set be opened up for the first time in almost 50 years by demolishing the Nationwide building and re-establishing the link between Broadgate and Hertford Street.
"This work will restore Broadgate House to its former glory and Broadgate and Hertford Street will both benefit from the improved connection.

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