Urban growth

BathBirminghamBristolBuxtonCambridgeChathamDerbyEdinburghGreenwichHalifaxHullInverarayIronbridgeLeedsLichfieldLiverpoolLondonManchesterNew LanarkOxfordPlymouthPortsmouthRichmondSheffieldStamfordStourportThe PotteriesTurnbridge WellsYork
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Capitals: London, Edinburgh

Provincial capitals and market towns

Rising industrial centres

Port cities

University Towns

The new urban culture



In each of the above categories, the map shows only those towns and cities for which significant remains of the corresponding activities are still in existence (buildings, museums, historic areas).

You may either access each town directly by clicking on it on the map, or move to an introduction on each of the categories by clicking on an item in the list in the insert of the map.

The cities and towns were linked by transport networks.