New towns in the United Kingdom
Below is a list of some of the new towns in the United Kingdom created in the 20th century under the various New Town Acts. Some earlier towns were developed as garden cities or overspill estates earl...
Darnhill
2°14′38″W / 53.5874°N 2.2439°W / 53.5874; -2.2439Darnhill (or Darn Hill as recorded by the Ordnance Survey) is an area of Heywood, a town within the Metropolitan Borough of Ro...
Springwell Estate
1°32′53″W / 54.923°N 1.548°W / 54.923; -1.548Springwell Estate is a council estate located to the southeast of Wrekenton in Gateshead, England. The area is near the local shop...
Darras Hall
1°45′47″W / 55.036°N 1.763°W / 55.036; -1.763Darras Hall is an upland estate of Ponteland /pɒntˈiːlənd/ pont-EE-l'nd, occupying an outer part of the village centred 7.4 miles ...
Merseybank
Merseybank is a small council estate located 4 miles south of Manchester city centre, England, within the suburb of Chorlton-cum-Hardy. It was built between 1927 and 1932 and has many types of housing...
Broadwater Farm
0°04′56″W / 51.5946°N 0.0822°W / 51.5946; -0.0822Broadwater Farm, often referred to simply as "The Farm", is an area in Tottenham, North London, straddling the River Moselle. ...
Wolvercote
1°17′24″W / 51.785°N 1.290°W / 51.785; -1.290Wolvercote is a village that is part of the City of Oxford, England. It is about 3 miles (5 km) northwest of the city centre,...
Austin Village
Austin Village is a World War I housing estate of prefabs between Longbridge and Northfield, Birmingham, England.Herbert Austin, who created the Austin Motor Company at Longbridge in 1905, had to take...
Salterbeck
3°33′18″W / 54.6365°N 3.5549°W / 54.6365; -3.5549Salterbeck is a council housing estate on the south side of Workington, built during the 1930s on farmland for steelworkers an...
London overspill
London overspill is the term given to the communities created - largely consisting of publicly provided housing (council houses and new towns) - as a result of the Government policy of moving resident...
Debden, Epping Forest
0°05′02″E / 51.6455°N 0.0838°E / 51.6455; 0.0838Debden is a suburb in the civil parish of Loughton, in the Epping Forest district of Essex, England. It takes its name from the...
Kenton Bar
1°39′54″W / 55.006375°N 1.664870°W / 55.006375; -1.664870Kenton Bar is a housing estate, that is part of Kenton Ward [1] in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. It is situated immedi...
Delamere Park
Delamere Park is an English housing estate with parkland situated in Cuddington, near Northwich, Cheshire.
Delamere Park estate is situated on land which once was part of the Wilbraham family est...
Risinghurst
1°11′W / 51.76°N 1.19°W / 51.76; -1.19Risinghurst is an outlying residential area of Oxford, England, just outside the Eastern Bypass Road which forms part of the Oxford ring ...
Ravenstown
2°58′46″W / 54.169707°N 2.979516°W / 54.169707; -2.979516Ravenstown is a settlement in the Lower Holker parish of the Cartmel Peninsula in Cumbria, England. The village is mos...
Hemel Hempstead
0°28′09″W / 51.7526°N 0.4692°W / 51.7526; -0.4692Hemel Hempstead /ˈhɛməl ˈhɛmpstɨd/ is a large new town in Hertfordshire in the East of England, 24 miles (38.6 km) to the...
Madley Park
Madley Park is a district on Madley Brook, a small tributary of the River Windrush in Witney, Oxfordshire. It comprises housing, schools and a community centre.
Construction work of the area began...
Wynyard Park, County Durham
1°21′01″W / 54.6252°N 1.3503°W / 54.6252; -1.3503Wynyard Park, sometimes known as Wynyard Hall is a large country house in County Durham, England. The house used to be the fam...
Spa Green Estate
Spa Green Estate between Rosebery Avenue and St John St in Clerkenwell, London EC1, England, is the most complete post-war realisation of a 1930s radical plan for social regeneration through Modernist...
Whitefield, Greater Manchester
2°17′57″W / 53.5521°N 2.2992°W / 53.5521; -2.2992Whitefield (pop. 23,283) is a town within the Metropolitan Borough of Bury, in Greater Manchester, England. It lies on undulat...
Welwyn Garden City
0°11′36″W / 51.8062°N 0.1932°W / 51.8062; -0.1932Welwyn Garden City /ˈwɛlɪn/, also known locally as "WGC" or "Welwyn Garden", is a town within the Borough of Welwyn Hatfield i...
Bradley Stoke
2°32′44″W / 51.5293°N 2.5456°W / 51.5293; -2.5456Bradley Stoke is a new town in South Gloucestershire, England, situated on the north side of the city of Bristol. Named after...