Company directors hoped that massive capital infusion in remote areas in the form of planned towns
would secure a much-needed skilled workforce and generally increase returns.
The first signs (setting aside the planned towns
of the Roman period) come from the thirteenth century, when the Cinque Ports of Rye and Winchelsea were regularly laid out to a chequerboard pattern in imitation of the planned 'bastides' of South-West France.
An integral part of the settlement scheme in the Bathurst District was the creation of three planned towns
or "military settlements" laid out under military guidance around which a socially engineered society could coalesce.
THERE are few squares anywhere that match the majesty of that in Tremadog, a fine early example of a planned town
that never quite grew to the proportions envisaged by its wealthy creator William Maddocks.
With the social, economic and physical regeneration of towns and villages in Blaenau Gwent firmly in mind, the partnership engaged CBAT, the arts and regeneration agency, to work alongside a number of urban design agencies, to identify opportunities for the integration of arts projects in their planned town
Mall owner General Growth Properties filed forms Monday with the Fair Political Practices Commission on behalf of Glendale Citizens for a Well Planned Town
Center, a coalition of Glendale residents and downtown businesses with major funding by the mall owner.
The map also leads you to an 1889 sandstone tower that once marked the entrance to Lyford's Hygeia, a planned town
site and health spa; the 1884 Train and Ferry Terminal of the Northwestern Pacific Railroad; and the China Cabin (52 Beach Rd.
The academy had been forced out of its site at Orange Street and Colorado - where the rent was $60,000 a year - because it fell within the boundaries of the city's planned Town
Center shopping and entertainment project area.
Eatonfield Holdings says the planned town
centre redevelopment in Cardigan will transform the economy of the town and help to create or safeguard hundreds of jobs.
GLENDALE - A 60-day public comment period on environmental impacts of the planned Town
Center closed Tuesday, with retail rival Glendale Galleria blasting the report as ``rubber-stamping'' the developer's plan.
REGENERATION: An artist's impression of the planned town
GLENDALE - The planned Town
Center open-air mall will bring heavier traffic to the Central Avenue and Colorado Street area, but will have few other negative impacts, a new report on the project concludes.