|East Staffordshire District|
East Staffordshire shown within Staffordshire
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Admin HQ||Burton upon Trent|
|Incorporated||1 April 1974|
|• Type||Non-metropolitan district council|
|• Body||East Staffordshire Borough Council|
|• Leadership||Leader & Cabinet (Labour and Independent)|
|• MPs||Michael Fabricant
|• Total||150.6 sq mi (390.0 km2)|
|Area rank||104th (of 326)|
|Population (2011 est.)|
|• Rank||194th (of 326)|
|• Density||760/sq mi (290/km2)|
|• Ethnicity||93.9% White
|Time zone||GMT (UTC0)|
|• Summer (DST)||BST (UTC+1)|
|ONS code||41UC (ONS)
|OS grid reference||SK2388023478|
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, renowned for its racecourse.
The borough was formed on 1 April 1974 by the merger of the former county borough of Burton upon Trent with Urban District of Uttoxeter, and Rural Districts of Tutbury and Uttoxeter.
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.
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. This is in the South Derbyshire district.