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The borough of Stevenage is located bounded by the districts of North and East Hertfordshire.

Although Stevenage was designated in 1947 as the first New Town to be commissioned under the New Towns Act 1946, there have been settlements in the areas of Broadwater, Shephall and Chells since Saxon times.  Source:

Stevenage Enterprise Hub (Hertfordshire Business Incubation Centre), located at the Business and Technology Centre in Bessemer Drive, supports companies in the aerospace, defence, life science and ICT sectors encouraging their growth in the region. Stevenage is also home to companies that employ graduate scientists and engineers. Facts and figures about qualifications, employee jobs by industry, earnings, and business units can be found on the nomis website, go to Local Authority Profile