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A post Mining village re-inventing itself and the home of many Ex_Miners
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Mary Portas Government Report about Small Businesses >>>
New Book on Langley Park from a 'son' of Langley Park
What a day - Lets not forget it!
The Olympic Games 2012 8,000 miles Torch Route,
went through Langley Park on 16 June 2012
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|Langley Park Colliery, opened in 1876, grew a lot after the 1890' and played a large part in the company's activities. It was raising about 1/6 of the company's total tonnage of coal and employed about 1/5 of the firm's colliery employees...|
Langley Park has grown over the years as
new housing estates have been built.
Numerous facilities are present such as: a nursery, infant and junior school, post office, two nursing homes, neighbourhood office, many shops and a industrial estate.
Our village was originally a
mining village and still has a
large mining community which has integrated
well with the newcomers to the
New inhabitants have come to the village, mainly young professionals with children, who commute to other areas for work.