|Located in||Durham, England|
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Peterlee is a small town built under the New Towns Act of 1946, in County Durham, England. Founded in 1948, Peterlee town originally mostly housed coal miners and their families.
Peterlee has strong economic and community ties with Sunderland, Hartlepool and Durham.