All named after classes of GWR locomotives.
I always found this quite interesting, from the moment I first found "Adelante Close" in my map. I should probably go have a look in person.
'Til now obviously
There is also the new estates in Hatfield named after former DeHavilland products.
The town council by me must have a railway enthusiast in it as I live in :
Westinghouse Automatic two pipe Air Brake Avenue.
New Gresley Town Planning Department Meeting said:It has been decided that the new estate to the west of the town shall have north-south roads named 'Avenue' and east-west roads named 'Road'. The southernmost shall be 'Caprotti Rd' with an annexe called 'British Caprotti Close. The next-southernmost shall be 'Walschaert's Rd', followed by 'Baker Rd', 'Joy's Rd', 'Stephenson's Rd' (connected to the A4 by 'Stephenson Link Rd') <snip> The avenues shall be 'Timkin Ave', 'Skefko Ave'...