East Staffordshire

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For the 1868–1885 parliamentary constituency, see East Staffordshire (UK Parliament constituency).
East Staffordshire District
Non-metropolitan district
East Staffordshire shown within Staffordshire
East Staffordshire shown within Staffordshire
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Constituent country England
Region West Midlands
Non-metropolitan county Staffordshire
Status Non-metropolitan district
Admin HQ Burton upon Trent
Incorporated 1 April 1974
Government
 • Type Non-metropolitan district council
 • Body East Staffordshire Borough Council
 • Leadership Leader & Cabinet (Conservative)
 • MPs Michael Fabricant
Andrew Griffiths
Area
 • Total 150.6 sq mi (390.0 km2)
Area rank 104th (of 326)
Population (2011 est.)
 • Total 113,900
 • Rank 194th (of 326)
 • Density 760/sq mi (290/km2)
 • Ethnicity 93.9% White
4.3% S.Asian
Time zone GMT (UTC0)
 • Summer (DST) BST (UTC+1)
ONS code 41UC (ONS)
E07000193 (GSS)
OS grid reference SK2388023478
Website www.eaststaffsbc.gov.uk

East Staffordshire is a local government district with borough status in Staffordshire in England. It has two main towns, Burton upon Trent, famous for its breweries, and Uttoxeter, famous for its racecourse.

Villages in the area include Abbots Bromley, Tutbury, Barton-under-Needwood, Rolleston on Dove, Hanbury, Kingstone, Marchington, Mayfield and The Heath.

The borough was formed on 1 April 1974 by the merger of the former county borough of Burton upon Trent with Uttoxeter Urban District, Tutbury Rural District and Uttoxeter Rural District.

Since 2011, East Staffordshire has formed part of the Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership along with neighbouring authorities Birmingham, Bromsgrove, Cannock Chase, Lichfield, Redditch, Solihull, Tamworth and Wyre Forest.

Transport[edit]

The main roads through the Borough are the A38 through Burton upon Trent and the A50 near Uttoxeter.

There are two railway stations in the Borough, Burton-on-Trent on the Cross Country Route and Uttoxeter on the Crewe to Derby Line, There is also a station serving Tutbury also on the Crewe to Derby Line called Tutbury and Hatton which is in the South Derbyshire district.

See also[edit]

Grade II* listed buildings in East Staffordshire

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 52°48′29″N 1°38′45″W / 52.8080°N 1.6457°W / 52.8080; -1.6457