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Letchworth,

town (1991 pop. 31,146), Hertfordshire, E central England. It was the first garden citygarden city,
an ideal, self-contained community of predetermined area and population surrounded by a greenbelt. As formulated by Sir Ebenezer Howard, the garden city was intended to bring together the economic and cultural advantages of both city and country living, with land
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, founded in 1903 by Sir Ebenezer HowardHoward, Sir Ebenezer,
1850–1928, English town planner, principal founder of the English garden-city movement. His To-morrow: a Peaceful Path to Real Reform (1898), reissued as Garden Cities of To-morrow
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. Industries focus on printing and the manufacture of printing machinery.

Letchworth

a town in SE England, in N Hertfordshire: the first garden city in Great Britain (founded in 1903). Pop.: 32 932 (2001)
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The self-confessed "drunken menace" was traced to his home in Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire, where he said only: "Get out of the way" before scurrying inside.
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But Kevin revealed group members were currently planning a jaunt to the country's oldest roundabout in Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire, to celebrate its centenary.
With the subsequent materialization of model communities like Letchworth Garden City, Hunt appropriately notes that the distresses of urban life were alleviated by a social equity paradigm.
Mr Ritchie, from Letchworth Garden City, had been a member of the Rotary Club there since 1997.
Chief Superintendent Al Thomas, of Hertfordshire Police, said he believed the attack was "targeted", and not linked to a street shooting in Letchworth Garden City last Thursday in which two people were seriously injured.
The incident happened in Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire, on Thursday morning.
In his visionary plans for Letchworth Garden City, Ebenezer Howard saw the 'co-operative land society' system as the way to capture land value for community benefit.
Miller tells the complex story of the Letchworth Garden City Corporation Act of 1962, designed to ensure that dividends remained limited and that any further income was to be spent for the benefit of the inhabitants.
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