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Then John Brodie. Designed all the major boulevards in Liverpool with fountains at regular intervals/interchanges. These included Queens Drive ring road and the East Lancs road with frontage taxes payable by land/housing developers so that the right to build there financed further stretches of the road. Then came Lancalot Keay's self contained townships such as Speke and Norris Green.

Such were these forerunners in town and road planning (as well as James Newlands innovative drainage systems) that a delegation were invited to India to design New Delhi.
 
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