A report on Crawley

St John the Baptist's Church from the southeast
Crawley signal box in 2008
Queen's Square in the central shopping area, looking towards the bandstand, The Body Shop, Marks & Spencer and the former Woolworths store
One of the neighbourhood churches: St Mary's in Southgate (now a locally listed building)
Borough of Crawley shown within West Sussex
Crawley Town Hall, on The Boulevard in the town centre
Ordnance Survey map of the Crawley area, 1932
The Southgate neighbourhood's parade of shops
Each neighbourhood has colour-coded street name signs (Southgate example pictured).
Neighbourhoods of Crawley, identified in the table
Church Road in Lowfield Heath village, looking east towards St Michael and All Angels Church. No houses remain here; a hotel, depots and light industrial units have replaced the earlier development.
Graph of population growth in Crawley 1901–2001. Horizontal axis: year. Vertical axis: population.
Former Virgin Atlantic head office.
Schlumberger House, the head office of WesternGeco at Gatwick Airport
34 and 36 High Street - Grade II late 18th-century brick building with sash windows, two chimneys and a tiled roof.
The Friary Way entrance to County Mall
Crawley police station
Crawley library, opened in December 2008
Crawley station, with five storeys of offices above the ticket office and concourse area
A Metrobus double-decker bus at Crawley bus station
Gatwick is the world's second busiest single-runway international airport.
Entrance to the K2 Leisure Centre
Pond at Goff's Park Crawley, January 2009
The Memorial Gardens
The Grade II listed Worth Training Centre, Turners Hill Road, Pound Hill, Crawley
1902 Autocar in the 2018 London to Brighton Veteran Car Run, High Street, Crawley.
The main building of Central Sussex College
Broadfield House, which now houses the Atelier 21 Future School
Erin Doherty
Ms. Dynamite
Romesh Ranganathan
Gareth Southgate
Daley Thompson
Alan Minter
Leadley
Laura Moffatt
Robert Smith

Large town and borough in West Sussex, England.

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Gatwick Airport

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Gatwick Airport in 1970
Airport Map (as of November 2016)
The airport control tower opened in 1984.
Exterior of the North Terminal before renovation
Aircraft stands at the North Terminal
The bridge connecting the North Terminal to its apron pier
South Terminal international arrivals concourse
Gatwick's North Terminal transit station after renovation
North Terminal A23 roundabout
Gatwick Airport railway station
The inter-terminal transit

Gatwick Airport, also known as London Gatwick , is a major international airport near Crawley, West Sussex, England, 29.5 mi south of Central London.

Chichester Market Cross

West Sussex

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County in South East England on the English Channel coast.

County in South East England on the English Channel coast.

Chichester Market Cross
1813/54 one inch to the mile OS map
General map of West Sussex.
The Coat of Arms of West Sussex County Council, used 1889 to 1975, is based on the heraldic shield of Sussex
Former flag of West Sussex County Council, used from 1889 to 1975
Wakehurst Place Gardens, Ardingly

The ceremonial county comprises the shire districts of Adur, Arun, Chichester, Horsham, and Mid Sussex, and the boroughs of Crawley and Worthing.

High Street, Reigate

Reigate

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Town in Surrey, England, around 19 mi south of central London.

Town in Surrey, England, around 19 mi south of central London.

High Street, Reigate
Skimmington Castle, a pub in Skimmington.
One of the tunnels excavated through the Folkestone Beds beneath Reigate Castle
Roman tile kiln excavated in Doods Road
The gatehouse folly was constructed in 1777.
Former fish pond in Priory Park, restored in 2007
Reigate Priory, south elevation
Reigate Tunnel
The White Hart pub as depicted in a book on the London–Brighton road from 1894.
Western Parade, Woodhatch, was built in 1936.
Bricked-up entrance to a WW2 air raid shelter, Tunnel Road
Reigate Town Hall main public entrance
Reigate Fire Station
Willis Towers Watson office with statuary and cedar tree
Reigate Grammar School
Dunottar School
Church of St Mary Magdalene
Reigate Mill Church
St Mark's Church
Reigate Methodist Church
Reigate Heath Golf Course clubhouse and windmill church
Town Hall, Castlefield Road
Reigate Hill Footbridge
Wray Common Windmill

The swathe of land from the town southwards, including the adjacent town of Redhill, is sometimes grouped together as the Gatwick Diamond, M23 corridor or Crawley Urban Area across more than 15 mi into West Sussex.

All Saints' Church at Roffey

Horsham

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Market town on the upper reaches of the River Arun on the fringe of the Weald in West Sussex, England.

Market town on the upper reaches of the River Arun on the fringe of the Weald in West Sussex, England.

All Saints' Church at Roffey
St Mark's Court registered office of the RSA Insurance Group
Horsham Town Hall, completed in 1812
Horsham Heritage Sundial in The Forum, 2007
Carfax to Market Square in Horsham
Horsham bus station
Horsham Cricket Club, 2009
Horsham Fire Station, 2009
Horsham Park
An emblem on the side of an Arriva bus celebrating Horsham's win of the Britain in Bloom contest.

Nearby towns include Crawley to the north-east and Haywards Heath and Burgess Hill to the south-east.

Clayton Tunnel, one of the most notable structures on the line.

Brighton Main Line

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Major that links Brighton, on the south coast of England, with central London.

Major that links Brighton, on the south coast of England, with central London.

Clayton Tunnel, one of the most notable structures on the line.
Normal-running and 'bi-directional' signals outside Haywards Heath tunnel
The Ouse Valley Viaduct

Aside from London and Brighton themselves, the line serves multiple large urban areas along its route, including Redhill, eastern Crawley, Haywards Heath and Burgess Hill.

Crawley Development Corporation used Broadfield House, a 19th-century villa, as its headquarters

Crawley Development Corporation

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Crawley Development Corporation used Broadfield House, a 19th-century villa, as its headquarters
The public inquiry into Crawley's New Town designation took place at the Montefiore Institute in November 1946; meanwhile, the committee which became the Development Corporation had already been formed.
Smalls Mead in the West Green neighbourhood was the first residential street built by the Development Corporation.
Most of the Corporation's housing stock consisted of "Group I" houses. Many were terraced or semi-detached, as here at Paddockhurst Road in Gossops Green.
Few flats were built by the Development Corporation; the Sunnymead flats in West Green were among the first.
The Corporation built many factories to a standard design in the 1950s on the Manor Royal industrial estate.
The Development Corporation led the way in establishing the Weir Wood Reservoir, which serves the town's water needs.

Crawley Development Corporation was set up in February 1947 by the Government of the United Kingdom to establish, administer and control the development of the New Town of Crawley in accordance with the New Towns Act 1946.

Horley 8 HP 2-seater (1904)

Horley

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Town in the borough of Reigate and Banstead in Surrey, England, south of the towns of Reigate and Redhill.

Town in the borough of Reigate and Banstead in Surrey, England, south of the towns of Reigate and Redhill.

Horley 8 HP 2-seater (1904)
Map of Horley from 1946
Entrance to the Archway Theatre, Horley, Surrey, UK.

The county border with West Sussex is to the south with Crawley and Gatwick Airport close to the town.

Houses and shops in East Grinstead

East Grinstead

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Town in West Sussex, England, near the East Sussex, Surrey, and Kent borders, 27 mi south of London, 21 mi northeast of Brighton, and 38 mi northeast of the county town of Chichester.

Town in West Sussex, England, near the East Sussex, Surrey, and Kent borders, 27 mi south of London, 21 mi northeast of Brighton, and 38 mi northeast of the county town of Chichester.

Houses and shops in East Grinstead
St Swithun's Church
A row of 14th-century timber-framed buildings on East Grinstead High Street.
A map of East Grinstead from 1946
The Imberhorne Viaduct carrying the Bluebell Railway in East Grinstead

Nearby towns include Crawley and Horley to the west, Tunbridge Wells to the east and Redhill and Reigate to the northwest.

Queens Road, one of the oldest streets in Brighton

Brighton

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Seaside resort and one of the two main areas of the City of Brighton and Hove.

Seaside resort and one of the two main areas of the City of Brighton and Hove.

Queens Road, one of the oldest streets in Brighton
Royal Pavilion by Augustus Pugin, 1824
Brighton, The Front and the Chain Pier Seen in the Distance, Frederick William Woledge, 1840
Photochrom of Brighton aquarium, 1890–1900
Rough sleepers' tents in Brighton's Castle Square
To the east of Brighton, chalk cliffs protected by a sea-wall rise from the beach.
The underground Wellesbourne can rise to the surface during heavy rain, as in November 2000 when it flooded the London Road in Preston village.
Brighton Pavilion MP Caroline Lucas is the only Green MP in the UK Parliament.
Brighton Town Hall dates from 1830.
Events at the Brighton Centre are important to Brighton's economy.
The Lanes is a tourist attraction occupied by small independent shops.
Palace Pier at dusk
St Nicholas Church, Brighton's original parish church (April 2018)
Small blue butterfly in the Liz Williams Butterfly Haven on a horseshoe vetch flower
Odeon Kingswest on Brighton seafront opened in 1973.
Brighton Pride 2014 bus
"The Big Beach Boutique II": over 250,000 watched Fatboy Slim (July 2002).
Seafront display of Minis after a London-to-Brighton drive
Rainbow flags in St James's Street, Kemptown
The Theatre Royal presents a range of West End and touring musicals and plays, along with performances of opera and ballet.
Falmer Stadium, home of Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club
Brighton Marina
The Brighton Main Line railway (left) and A23 road link Brighton to London.
Brighton Station Concourse
A Brighton & Hove bus service to East Moulsecoomb

From the 1760s it was a boarding point for boats travelling to France; road transport to London was improved when the main road via Crawley was turnpiked in 1770; and spas and indoor baths were opened by other entrepreneurial physicians such as Sake Dean Mahomed and Anthony Relhan (who also wrote the town's first guidebook).

The church from the southeast

St John the Baptist's Church, Crawley

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The church from the southeast
The former church of St Michael and All Angels, still within the parish boundaries but no longer used by Anglicans

St John the Baptist's Church is an Anglican church in Crawley, West Sussex, England.