East Suffolk (district)

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East Suffolk

East Suffolk District
Coat of arms of East Suffolk
Coat of arms
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Constituent countryEngland
RegionEast of England
Non-metropolitan countySuffolk
StatusNon-metropolitan district
Admin HQLowestoft[citation needed]
Incorporated1 April 2019
Government
 • TypeNon-metropolitan district council
 • BodyEast Suffolk Council
Area
 • Total200 sq mi (510 km2)
Time zoneUTC0 (GMT)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+1 (BST)
Websitewww.eastsuffolk.gov.uk

East Suffolk is a future local government district in Suffolk, England, which will be established on 1 April 2019, following the merger of the existing Suffolk Coastal and Waveney districts.[1] At the 2011 census, the two districts had a combined population of 239,552.

The main towns in the new district include Lowestoft, Beccles, Bungay, Felixstowe, Saxmundham, Leiston, as well parts of the wider Ipswich built-up area including Kesgrave, Martlesham and Woodbridge.

The district covers a similar, but smaller, area to the former county of East Suffolk, whose county council was abolished by the Local Government Act 1972.

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  1. ^ 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.

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