Model village

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A model village is a type of mostly self-contained community, built from the late 18th century onwards by landowners and business magnates to house their workers.wikipedia
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Saltaire

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Titus Salt built a model village at Saltaire.
Saltaire is a Victorian model village located in Shipley, part of the City of Bradford Metropolitan District, in West Yorkshire, England.

Port Sunlight

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William Lever's Port Sunlight had a village green and its houses espoused an idealised rural vernacular style.
Port Sunlight is a model village and suburb in the Metropolitan Borough of Wirral, Merseyside, it is located between Lower Bebington and New Ferry, on the Wirral Peninsula.

Bournville

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Cadbury built Bournville between 1898 and 1905 and a second phase from 1914 and New Earswick was built in 1902 for Rowntrees.
Bournville is a model village on the south side of Birmingham, England, best known for its connections with the Cadbury family and chocolate – including a dark chocolate bar branded Bournville.

New Earswick

Cadbury built Bournville between 1898 and 1905 and a second phase from 1914 and New Earswick was built in 1902 for Rowntrees.
New Earswick is a model village and civil parish in the unitary authority of City of York in North Yorkshire, England, near the River Foss, north of York and south of Haxby.

Woodlands, South Yorkshire

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In Yorkshire, Grimethorpe, Goldthorpe, Woodlands and Fitzwilliam were built to house workers at the collieries.
Woodlands is a model village 3 miles (5 km) north of Doncaster in South Yorkshire, England.

Ripley Ville

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Henry Ripley, owner of Bowling Dyeworks, began construction of Ripley Ville in Bradford in 1866.
It was intended as a commercial development of model houses but when completed in 1881 had many aspects of an industrial model village – although residency was not limited to Ripley's employees.

Creswell Model Village

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The architect who designed Woodlands and Creswell Model Villages, Percy B. Houfton was influential in the development of the garden city movement.
Creswell Model Village is an arts and crafts style model village in the village of Creswell, Derbyshire, England.

Edward Akroyd

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Others were established by Edward Akroyd at Copley between 1849 and 1853 and Ackroyden 1861-63.
In the mid-1850s, he helped found the Yorkshire Penny Bank (to encourage workers to save), and he worked closely with the Halifax Permanent Building Society (later the Halifax Building Society) to promote home ownership through his model village Akroydon.

William Lever, 1st Viscount Leverhulme

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William Lever's Port Sunlight had a village green and its houses espoused an idealised rural vernacular style.
This site became Port Sunlight where he built his works and a model village to house its employees.

Titus Salt

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Titus Salt built a model village at Saltaire.
He opened Saltaire Mills (now known as Salt's Mill) with a grand banquet on his 50th birthday, 20 September 1853, and set about building houses, bathhouses, an institute, hospital, almshouses and churches, that make up the model village of Saltaire.

Silver End

In the 1920s Silver End model village in Essex was built for Francis Henry Crittall.
It was conceived as a model village by the industrialist Francis Henry Crittall who established a Crittall Windows Ltd factory there to manufacture components for metal windows.

Barrow Bridge, Bolton

Barrow Bridge
Barrow Bridge is a model village in the north-west outskirts of Bolton in Greater Manchester, England.

Trowse

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Trowse is one of a small family of model villages in Great Britain.

Hartley's

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Industrial communities were established at Price's Village by Price's Patent Candle Company and at Aintree by Hartley's who made jam in 1888.
Two years after the new factory had been opened in Aintree, Hartley constructed a purpose built village for the key employees in his company.

Nenthead

The small village of Nenthead in the county of Cumbria is one of England's highest villages, at around 1500 ft. It was not built until the middle of the 18th century and was one of the earliest purpose-built industrial villages in Britain.

Akroydon

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Others were established by Edward Akroyd at Copley between 1849 and 1853 and Ackroyden 1861-63.
The Akroydon model housing scheme is a Victorian era model village at Boothtown, Halifax, West Yorkshire, England.

Crittall Windows

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Its houses were designed in an art deco-style with flat roofs and Crittall windows.
Amid this corporate expansion, the company started a model village at Silver End in Essex in 1926.

Francis Henry Crittall

In the 1920s Silver End model village in Essex was built for Francis Henry Crittall.
Crittall also funded the development of the model village of Silver End in Essex.

Stewartby

Stewartby is a model village and civil parish in Bedfordshire, originally built for the workers of the London Brick Company.

The Garden Village, Kingston upon Hull

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The Garden Village is an area of model village housing built in the early 1900s, in the Summergangs area of Kingston upon Hull, England, for the workers of Reckitt & Sons.

Selworthy

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Selworthy was rebuilt as a model village, to provide housing for the aged and infirm of the Holnicote estate, in 1828 by Sir Thomas Acland, in a similar style to Blaise Hamlet, Bristol, which had been built a few years earlier.

Percy Houfton

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The architect who designed Woodlands and Creswell Model Villages, Percy B. Houfton was influential in the development of the garden city movement.
Between 1907 and 1909 Sir Arthur Markham of Brodsworth Colliery employed him to build Woodlands, a model village for employees at his colliery near Doncaster.

New Bolsover model village

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It is a model village built by philanthropic colliery owners to benefit and improve the lives of workers at Bolsover Colliery.

Withnell Fold

Withnell Fold, a model village and paper mill were built on a greenfield site in 1843.

Howe Bridge

The settlement was built as a model pit village by the owners of Atherton Collieries.