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Title: Peterlee : a study of new town development
Author: Robinson, John F. F.
Awarding Body: Durham University
Current Institution: Durham University
Date of Award: 1978
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This study describes and critically evaluates the development of Peterlee New Town, County Durham. The first chapter considers to origins of the post war new towns programs and points to some of the characteristics of the coliey. The second chapter then traces the background of Peterlee's development. The provision of housing in the new town is examined and this i related to population migration and the changing pattern of housing opportunities in the sub-region. Inspects of Peterless's industrial role are discussed, with particular reference to the concerns and efforts of the development corporation. Social policy is then considered and some of the salient social characteristics of Peterlee are indicated: an attempt is made to present a broad social history of the new town. Chapter IV looks at the management of new towns and describes the nature of Peterlees Development Corporation. Finally, we compare the costs with the benefits of new town development at Peterlee.
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Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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