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Livingston

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Livingston is a 'New Town' west of Edinburgh.

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Livingston is situated in the Almond Valley, 13 miles west of Edinburgh. Built in 1962, it was the fourth of several so-called 'New Towns', and further developed in the 1980s. At the heart of Scotland's 'Silicon Glen', hi-tech industry flourished and helped the growth of the town until the 1990s. Today a large retail centre proves popular with locals and visitors alike.

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Livingston is situated in the Almond Valley, 13 miles west of Edinburgh. Built in 1962, it was the fourth of several so-called 'New Towns', and further developed in the 1980s. At the heart of Scotland's 'Silicon Glen', hi-tech industry flourished and helped the growth of the town until the 1990s. Today a large retail centre proves popular with locals and visitors alike.

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