Harlow City Centre (New Town)

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Harlow, England

Harlow City Centre (New Town) Reviews

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20th century pedestrain zone / New Towns in the UK Jan 22, 2011
From 1947 to 1980, the new town centre was built from scratch and became the UK's first modern pedestrian zone. Some parts later received a major overhaul in 2005 and 2006. Together with the large Harvey's shopping mall, it is a prime example of city planning in the second half of the 20th century. Due to its young age, this area is dominated by all the usual chains you can think of. Only a handful of shops and the market stalls area a concession to some individuality. Anyway, it is still a shopper's paradise with a wide range of choices.
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