East Suffolk (district)
East Suffolk District
East Suffolk district within the county of Suffolk
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Region||East of England|
|Admin HQ||East Suffolk House, Melton|
|Incorporated||1 April 2019|
|• Type||Non-metropolitan district council|
|• Body||East Suffolk District Council|
|• Total||200 sq mi (510 km2)|
|• Density||1,210/sq mi (469/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC0 (GMT)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+1 (BST)|
East Suffolk is a local government district in Suffolk, England, which was established on 1 April 2019, following the merger of the existing Suffolk Coastal and Waveney districts. At the 2011 census, the two districts had a combined population of 239,552.
The main towns in the new district include Aldeburgh, Beccles, Bungay, Felixstowe, Framlingham, Halesworth, Leiston, Lowestoft, Saxmundham and Southwold as well parts of the wider Ipswich built-up area including Kesgrave, Martlesham and Woodbridge.
As of the 2019 elections, the composition of East Suffolk Council is as follows:
- 2019 structural changes to local government in England
- West Suffolk, another district that was created in Suffolk on 1 April 2019.
- "Contact us » East Suffolk Council". www.eastsuffolk.gov.uk.
- Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (24 May 2018). "The East Suffolk (Local Government Changes) Order 2018". legislation.gov.uk. Retrieved 12 August 2018.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to East Suffolk District.|