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Offline bodders

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« on: 24/04/2008 12:25:01 »
Does anyone know of buildings or roads that have been inappropriately named after scientists?

An example to hand is the Darwin Centre in Shrewsbury, a lifeless clone of a shopping centre but nevertheless named after the great scientist. There must be other roads, buildings, shopping centres etc. that similarly jar scientific sensibilities? Or perhaps consumer products?

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« Reply #1 on: 03/09/2008 22:03:53 »
How about the fig Newton?
 

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« Reply #2 on: 03/09/2008 23:31:51 »
Not sure what Alan Turing Way is like in Manchester??
 

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« Reply #3 on: 16/10/2008 11:01:55 »
we have a whole host of new roads and streets that are named after the great and mighty of science, its an abortion of planning, and does no justice whatsoever to the great names they have given it !
 

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« Reply #4 on: 17/10/2008 16:28:32 »
Crawley industrial area is a good one, nearly all the roads are named after scientist. From memory I can recall, Watt, Faraday, Newton and Gatwick (he must have invented the airport )
 

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