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Borough of Erewash
Shown within Derbyshire
Shown within Derbyshire
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Constituent country England
Region East Midlands
Administrative county Derbyshire
Admin. HQ Ilkeston
 • Type Erewash Borough Council
 • Leadership: Leader & Cabinet
 • Executive: Conservative
 • MPs: Pauline Latham,
Maggie Throup
 • Total 42.3 sq mi (109.6 km2)
Area rank 212th
Population (mid-2017 est.)
 • Total 115,300
 • Rank Ranked 205th
 • Density 2,700/sq mi (1,100/km2)
Time zone Greenwich Mean Time (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) British Summer Time (UTC+1)
ONS code 17UG (ONS)
E07000036 (GSS)
Ethnicity 96.7% White
1.3% S.Asian[1]

Erewash (/ˈɛrəwɒʃ/ (About this sound listen)) is a local government district and borough in eastern Derbyshire, England, to the east of Derby and the west of Nottingham. The population of the district as taken at the 2011 Census was 112,081.[2] It contains the towns of Ilkeston, Long Eaton and Sandiacre and fourteen civil parishes.

The borough was formed on 1 April 1974 by the merger of the Borough of Ilkeston, the Long Eaton urban district and part of South East Derbyshire Rural District.

The borough council's headquarters are split between each of the main urban areas at Long Eaton and Ilkeston Town Halls.


The borough is home to the public school, Trent College, The Long Eaton School In Long Eaton, Erewash and its junior / prep school The Elms School.

Broomfield Hall of Derby College is located in Morley.[3]

Derby Japanese School (ダービー日本人補習校 Dābī Nihonjin Hoshūkō), a Japanese weekend school, holds its classes in Broomfield Hall.[3]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "Neighbourhood Statistics - Erewash (Local Authority)". Office for National Statistics. 2008-08-29. Retrieved 2008-12-03. 
  2. ^ "Borough population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 23 March 2016. 
  3. ^ a b "ダービー日本人補習校 (Derby Japanese School)." Derby Japanese School. Retrieved on February 14, 2015. " c/o Derby College Broomfield Hall, Morley Ilkeston, Derby DE7 6DN UK"

Coordinates: 52°55′N 1°19′W / 52.917°N 1.317°W / 52.917; -1.317