Borough of Kettering

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Borough of Kettering
Shown within Northamptonshire
Shown within Northamptonshire
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Constituent country England
Region East Midlands
Administrative county Northamptonshire
Admin. HQ Kettering
 • Type Kettering Borough Council
 • Leadership: Leader & Cabinet
 • Executive: Conservative
 • MPs: Philip Hollobone
 • Total 90.2 sq mi (233.5 km2)
Area rank 157th
Population (mid-2015 est.)
 • Total 97,700
 • Rank Ranked 245th
 • Density 1,100/sq mi (420/km2)
Time zone Greenwich Mean Time (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) British Summer Time (UTC+1)
ONS code 34UE (ONS)
E07000153 (GSS)
Ethnicity 96.7% White
1.7% S.Asian

Kettering is a local government district and borough in Northamptonshire, England. It is named after its main town Kettering where the council is based. It borders onto the District of Harborough in the neighbouring county of Leicestershire, the Borough of Corby, the District of East Northamptonshire, the District of Daventry and the Borough of Wellingborough.

Settlements and parishes[edit]

Other than Kettering itself, the borough includes:

Local elections[edit]

The last local elections for Kettering Borough Council were held in May 2011. The Conservatives were the overall winner, securing 26 out of the 36 contested seats and obtaining overall control.Their numbers subsequently reduced by one when a councillor defected to UKIP in 2012.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ KBC:- election results 2011

Coordinates: 52°27′N 0°48′W / 52.45°N 0.80°W / 52.45; -0.80