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importance. Since the Second World War, unemployment in Crawley has been low: the rate was 1.47% of the working-age population in 2003.

Reigate, Surrey issn 0961-480X page 10 date 20 February 2008 accessdate 20 February 2008 * 2D (2D (Gorillaz)), the fictional character from Damon Albarn's virtual band Gorillaz, comes from Crawley, according to the back-story created for them.

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motorway, the M25 (M25 motorway), to the A23 at Pease Pottage, at the southern edge of Crawley's built-up area. The original single-carriageway A23 became the A2219. The M23 has junctions in the Crawley area at the A2011 A264 (A264 road) (Junction 10) and Maidenbower (area of Crawley) (Junction 10A). The end of the motorway at Pease Pottage is Junction 11. The A2011, another dual-carriageway, joins the A23 in West Green and provides a link, via the A2004, to the town centre. The A2220

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website Crawley's oldest church is St John the Baptist's (St John the Baptist's Church, Crawley), between the High Street and the Broadway

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''Three Imaginary Boys'' (1979); this, along with several early singles, placed the band as part of the post-punk and New Wave (New Wave music) movements that had sprung up in the wake of the punk rock revolution in the United Kingdom. During the early 1980s, the band's increasingly dark and tormented music helped form the gothic rock genre. commons:Crawley

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A History of the County of Sussex: Volume 6 Part 3: Bramber Rape (North-Eastern Part) including Crawley New Town A large Cineworld cinema has since opened in the Crawley Leisure Park, which itself also includes ten-pin bowling, various restaurants and bars and a fitness centre.

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was often exceeded; so it was sold in 1753 and the proceeds were used to establish a new White Hart Inn (White Hart Inn, Crawley) nearby. This was built around the core of an early 17th-century timber-framed building, and opened in 1770.

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Clash'', a radio show on Greater London Radio run by DJ Gary Crowley. "Wonderful Sometimes" won ''Demo Clash'' for five Sundays in a row during 1990, leading to a record contract with the Brighton-based indie label RML. "The London Suede: Full Biography". MTV. The song featured on a cassette compilation in April 1990 representing Suede's first official release

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, Wells, Weston-super-Mare, Weymouth (Weymouth, Dorset), Worcester, Wrexham, Yeovil. This building dates from the fifteenth century, with a long open room on the first floor which probably served as a communal meeting place. It was originally built at Crawley, Sussex, behind Tree House (Tree House, Crawley)—the old manor house of Crawley. commons:Crawley

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. The line was doubled throughout during 1862 to coincide with the extension of the railway from Horsham to the Arun Valley. - 76 Crawley 2,393 Borough (Borough status in the United Kingdom) West Sussex - Other companies who run into the city include Countryliner who operate Service 40 40X which runs from Haywards Heath - Brighton Churchill Square ,Metrobus who operate 273 which is Crawley - Brighton Churchill Square and also Stagecoach who run service 17 Horsham


'''Crawley''' ( and had a population of 106,597 at the time of the 2011 Census (United Kingdom Census 2011).

The area has been inhabited since the Stone Age (Three-age system), and was a centre of ironworking in Roman (Roman Britain) times. Crawley developed slowly as a market town from the 13th century, serving the surrounding villages in the Weald; its location on the main road from London to Brighton brought a passing trade, encouraging the development of coaching inns. It was connected to the railway network in the 1840s.

Gatwick Airport, now one of Britain's busiest international airports, opened on the edge of the town in the 1940s, encouraging commercial and industrial growth. After the Second World War, the British Government planned to move large numbers of people and jobs out of London and into new towns (New towns in the United Kingdom) around South East England. The New Towns Act 1946 designated Crawley as the site of one of these. A master plan was developed for the establishment of new residential, commercial, industrial and civic areas, and rapid development greatly increased the size and population of the town in a few decades.

The town comprises thirteen residential neighbourhoods based around the core of the old market town, and separated by main roads and railway lines. The nearby communities of Ifield (Ifield, Crawley), Pound Hill (Pound Hill, Crawley) and Three Bridges were absorbed into the new town at different stages of its development. As of 2009, expansion is planned in the west and northwest of the town, in co-operation with Horsham District Council (Horsham (district)). Economically, the town has developed into the main centre of industry and employment between London and the south coast of England. A large industrial area supports industries and services, many of which are connected with the airport, and the commercial and retail sectors continue to expand.

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