St Edmundsbury

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Borough of St Edmundsbury
St Edmundsbury
Location in Suffolk
status District
region East of England
Administration County Suffolk
Administrative headquarters Bury St Edmunds
surface 656.96 km²
Residents 111.008 (2011)
ONS code 42UF; E07000204
founding April 1, 1974
resolution March 31, 2019

St Edmundsbury was a district ( English district ) in the English county of Suffolk with the title of a borough . The administrative seat was Bury St Edmunds , the second largest town Haverhill .

St Edmundsbury was formed on April 1, 1974 and was formed from the merger of the Municipal Borough of Bury St Edmunds, the Urban District Haverhill and the Rural Districts Clare and Thingoe. At the same time the district was awarded the title of borough.

Due to an ordinance issued in May 2018, St Edmundsbury was merged with the north-west adjacent Forest Heath on April 1, 2019 to form the new West Suffolk District .


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Individual evidence

  1. Information on location and area on the data server of the British government, accessed on April 5, 2019. (English)
  2. Table PP05UK: Usual residents by resident type, unrounded estimates, local authorities in the United Kingdom. 2011 census results on the ONS website , XLS file, 204 kB. (English)
  3. ^ District Councils and Boroughs. Reply of the Minister of Planning and Local Government, John Silkin , to an inquiry made by MP Alan Beith in the House of Commons on March 28, 1974 at Hansard , accessed April 5, 2019. (English)
  4. The West Suffolk (Local Government Changes) Order 2018 on the UK Government's Law Server, accessed April 4, 2019. (English)
  5. ^ Suffolk now has "largest district council in country". BBC , April 1, 2019, accessed April 3, 2019. (English)

Coordinates: 52 ° 15 '  N , 0 ° 42'  E